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The myelin repair trial which could help shape future treatment strategies
Dr Nick Cunniffe is leading a new trial testing two drugs in combination to see if they can kickstart the body’s natural myelin repair process.
He told us about his hopes for the future of research.
Early research shows there’s potential to explore a new way of treating MS.
A phase I clinical trial in Italy showed a technique to deliver stem cells directly into the brain was feasible and safe for a small group of people with secondary progressive MS.
Epstein-Barr virus: a hot topic at the ECTRIMS research conference
For several decades, we’ve known there’s a link between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and MS. But there are still a lot of unanswered questions.
Octopus trial advances with first Welsh site
The Octopus trial, funded by us, has now opened a new site at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff. And has recruited its first participant to the site!
The Welsh site is one of up to 30 sites that will eventually open around the UK.
New finding in the DNA of people with MS could point towards new treatments research
Researchers have found the first genetic marker associated with a faster progression of MS. This discovery could help find new ways to approach the development of treatments.
MS brain health – what is it, and how do we protect it?
In this blog, MS expert and researcher Professor Gavin Giovannoni looks at brain health. What is brain health, how we can improve it and why looking brain health is important for people with MS.
New tool to explore disease modifying treatments (DMTs) for MS
We’ve launched a new tool to help people with MS explore treatment options and prepare for conversations with health professionals.
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