What’s New in MS Research – November 2022

Experts in every aspect of multiple sclerosis (MS) gathered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in late October 2022 to unveil research results and share ideas at the 38th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS). With more than 1,200 bridges, the Dutch capital was an appropriate location for a meeting dedicated to connecting the findings from laboratory research and clinical trials to enhancements in patient care.

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In Remembrance: Jack Burks, MD

On Friday, November 18, 2022, former MSAA Chief Medical Officer Jack Burks, MD, sadly passed away due to health complications. A highly accomplished and internationally known neurologist and MS specialist, Dr. Burks made tremendous contributions to MSA …

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What’s New in MS Research – September 2022

If there’s one theme that emerges from the study findings that follow, it’s how much people with multiple sclerosis (MS) can do to enhance their health and wellbeing. We know that can be a challenging task, as many aspects of the disease and its course remain beyond a person’s control. Nonetheless, the research summarized here provides abundant reason for encouragement.

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The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) Launches Comprehensive Tool for the MS Community to Learn about Treatment Options

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is proud to announce the launch of the Ultimate MS Treatment Guide – a unique and comprehensive tool to help people with multiple sclerosis learn about the different FDA-approved disease-modifying therapies. This online resource for the MS community, which can be accessed at MStreatmentguide.org, has been developed by MSAA in collaboration with Wondros, a global creative agency.

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MSAA’s Publications Receive National Recognition

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is proud to announce that we have received multiple awards for our educational publications! MSAA’s MS Relapse Toolkit received a Grand Award from the 34th Annual APEX Awards for Publication Excellen …

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What’s New in MS Research – July 2022

Hope filled the halls of the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) during the first week of June, when MS clinicians, researchers, and advocates from across the country and abroad convened to exchange the latest findings in MS research.

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MSAA’s Blog and Publication Receive Digital Health Awards

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce that we have received two awards from the 24th Annual Digital Health Awards! MSAA’s blog, MS Conversations has been recognized with a Silver Award for our Ask the Expert series …

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What’s New in MS Research – May 2022

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Two studies highlight the beneficial role of diet in managing MS Danish study identifies how gender affects disease course in relapsing MS Can intravaginal estrogen help improve …

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Join the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America for the Annual Improving Lives Benefit in Support of the MS Community

Events include an in-person reception as well as a virtual program On May 12, 2022, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) will bring our community “Together at Home” for our second annual virtual Improving Lives Benefit, showcasing more …

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What’s New in MS Research – March 2022

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Cut dietary fat to cut daily fatigue, according to a new study Assessing the impact of obesity and depression on people with MS Evidence of neuroprotective effects from stem cel …

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