Genes and MS (factsheet)

Is MS hereditary? How are genes involved in MS? This short factsheet explains what genes are, and the role they play.

It covers:

  • What are genes?
  • Is MS in my genes?
  • Environmental and lifestyle factors
  • Triggers
  • MS in the family – what are the chances?
  • Is gene therapy a treatment for MS?
  • Is there a genetic test for MS?
  • What MS genetic research has already discovered
  • Genetic research we’re funding and supporting

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