Research we fund

The MS Society is the biggest charitable funder of MS research in the UK. Right now we are funding around 70 research projects costing over £15 million.

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Understanding what causes MS helps us develop more effective treatments. 

See our cause research projects

Research into a cure for MS explores exactly what happens in MS, and how we can stop it occurring.

See our cure projects

MS Society Cambridge Centre for Myelin Repair

Find out how work is progressing after a recent research breakthrough, at the innovative Centre for Myelin Repair.


Symptom relief research finds new ways to manage symptoms more effectively.

See our symptom relief projects


Biomedical research is complex and projects are often long term, and getting access to new treatments can be a frustratingly slow process. It's essential that we find ways to manage MS that make a difference in the here and now.

Research into MS services focuses on improving the day-to-day lives of the people it affects.

See our services projects

Woman with MS having physiotherapy


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