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January 2009

Personal Stories

Connect with others whose lives are affected by MS, like artist Elizabeth Jameson.

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MS Fact

Studies show that the farther from the equator a person resides, the greater the chances of developing MS.

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In the News

Fast Forward, LLC, Announces $1 Million Sponsored Research Agreement to Fund Proof of Principle Clinical Trial for Therapeutic Vaccine.

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Miles Walked

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Research News

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Looking Back, Moving Forward
2008 saw significant advances in every field of science and medicine that impacts MS. And with over a dozen final-phase trials of new therapies now taking place, there's even more progress to look forward to.  

Getting Results


More News Is Good News
The Society made an "extra! extra!" effort to help The New York Times with a special multimedia project. See the project and learn why the Society considers media outreach a vital part of its mission.
Read all about it! >>

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Philanthropist of the Year
Dick Snyder says he's uncomfortable with a fancy label like "philanthropist." But the word surely fits a man who has put so much into the MS movement that he has influenced the course of MS research.

Get Involved

Get Involved

A Resolution Solution
A new year is always a great time to review charitable-giving choices. The Society has an online tool called Build Your Gift that makes it easy to learn about the options that work best for you and your family. Start now! >>

This communication is partially sponsored through the generous support of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc.; Genentech and Biogen Idec.

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