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Research

Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. And we're getting closer.

Investing in research areas such as MRI scanning has helped us understand more about MS than ever before.

But every big breakthrough is the result of years of hard work. That's why your ongoing support is so important.

In this section

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Latest research 

MS research has never been more exciting. Get the latest news and updates from researchers all over the world.
Find out about breakthroughs on the horizon
Researchers in the Edinburgh lab

Explore our research

We're making huge strides in MS research. Find out about the difference you’re making.
Find out about the studies we're funding

Meet the researchers

Meet Professor Lorna Paul and discover why she developed an online exercise system for people with MS. This version of Lorna's story has audio description.
Explore our research

Take part in research

There are lots of ways you can get involved in MS research. From joining the MS Register to helping us shape our research programme. 
Find out how to get involved

For researchers

This year we expect to invest several million pounds through our existing research portfolio, and award funding to several new projects.
Learn about our funding opportunities

The next research breakthrough is in reach

Your donation will help stop MS.

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£10could buy vital lab supplies for MS researchers, helping them find ways to stop MS faster

£20could pay for lab equipment like petri dishes to grow bacteria important for studying the genetics of MS

£30could process one blood sample, giving us crucial information about genes that could lead to treatment breakthroughs

Every penny you give really does take us a step closer to stopping MS. Your donation will make a difference.

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£10a month could pay for lab equipment like microscope slides to study the building blocks of MS

£20a month could pay for lab equipment like petri dishes to grow bacteria important for studying genetics

£30a month could process a blood sample to help us understand what causes MS, so we can stop it in its tracks

Your regular donation means we can keep funding world class MS research with confidence. Together we will stop MS.

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