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MS Frontiers

Bringing the research community together to stop MS

About MS Frontiers

MS Frontiers is the UK's biggest biennial conference for MS research professionals. Join us in the beautiful city of Bath to share the latest developments in MS research.

The event will bring together scientists, clinicians and health care professionals to network and share the latest advances in MS research.

Keynote speakers

  • Catherine Lubetzki, Professor of Neurology, ICM Brain and Spine Institute Paris (Ian McDonald Memorial Award Lecture)
  • Alberto Ascherio, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard University (Opening plenary)
  • V. Wee Yong, Professor of Neuroimmunology, University of Calgary (Closing plenary)
  • Conference themes

    • Age and MS
    • Lifestyle and MS
    • Microbiome and MS
    • Neuroprotection in MS
    • Managing MS, including learning from other conditions
    • Personalised medicine
    • MS causation and prevention

    There will also be additional workshops on:

    • Advanced techniques for CNS tissue
    • Health economics in MS
    • Public and Patient involvement (PPI)

You can now download the full programme with details of all speakers and presentations from the scientific programme tab.


The following stands have been confirmed, giving delegates the opportunity to engage in collaborations, meet new partners and discuss funding opportunities.

  • MS International Federation
  • MS Society professional network
  • MS Trust
  • NIHR Academy
  • MRC fellowhsip programme
  • MS Society grants programme
  • MS Society public involvement network
  • UK MS Register
  • MS Society Tissue Bank
  • Giraffe Health remote physiotherapy
  • Queen Square MS Centre
  • Biogen
  • Novartis


A 50% discount is available to all students, early career researchers (within 3 years' full time work of receiving PhD) and health care professionals.

As well as discount registration, we're offering travel and accommodation bursaries on a competitive basis to students and early career researchers who submitted an abstract.

CPD credits

MS Frontiers 2019 has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 12 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). Please ask for a certificate of attendance at the registration desk.

Scientific committee

Overseeing the conference programme for 2019:

Robin Franklin, Professor of Stem Cell Medicine, University of Cambridge (co-chair)

Rona Moss Morris, Professor of Psychology as Applied to Medicine, Kings College London (co-chair)

Klaus Schmierer, Reader in Clinical Neurology, Queen Mary University of London

Cheryl Hemingway, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

Salman Goudarzi, Senior Research Associate, University of Portsmouth

Karen Chung, Clinical Research Associate, UCL Institute of Neurology

Sasha Leigh, MS Society Research Strategy Committee and Research Network

New to MS Frontiers?

Watch this video to hear from delegates to our 2017 conference in Edinburgh.
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