An estrogen molecule made of estrogen pills

Hormones

We know that MS can differ in men and women. We’re now working to understand the role hormones like oestrogen and testosterone play in MS.

About hormones and MS

  • Oestrogen and MS

    Testosterone and MS 

What other hormones play a role in MS? 

Our hormones research

 We recently funded a study at the University of Oxford aimed at trying to understand how women’s bodies are able to suppress MS symptoms during pregnancy. Researchers will look at changes in immune cells before, during and after pregnancy.

Read about current projects investigating hormones and MS