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eNews July 2011 - National MS Society
First year progress report on initial CCSVI studies

CCSVI research advances with MS Societies’ $2.4 million

The one-year milepost from the Canadian and U.S. MS Societies’ seven multidisciplinary teams investigating CCSVI in MS reveals significant progress as these two-year projects move toward completion. The teams have recruited a broad spectrum of people with MS and others and are refining CCSVI imaging methods for accuracy and consistency. Their results will help guide the development of a phase I/II clinical trial in Canada to test the safety and effectiveness of treating vein blockages in people with MS.

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Dr. Lilyana Amezcua researches the Latino MS experience

Dr. Lilyana Amezcua researches the Latino MS experience

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Society's Top Scholars 2011Society's 2011 Top Scholars 

The National MS Society awarded more than $1 million in college scholarships to 639 scholars this year. We’re proud to recognize the determination, success and ambition of these extraordinary people.

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June 22: Company decides not to seek approval of Cladribine for MS

June 16: Drug study at NIH recruiting people with secondary-progressive MS  

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