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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.

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

Plus a special workshop on cutting edge technologies for post mortem CNS tissue.

Keynote speakers

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Catherine Lubetzki, ICM Brain & Spine Institute (Ian McDonald Memorial Award Lecture)
  • V. Wee Yong, University of Calgary (opening plenary)
  • Tomas Olsson, Karolinska Institutet (closing plenary)

See the scientific programme for full details of invited speakers.


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 submit an abstract.

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

Cherly 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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