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Blogs | 18 Apr 2015

Survey Says

We surveyed our readers, and you gave us a few surprises

If you visited MSDF within the past few weeks, you may have been presented with a...
Blogs | 10 Apr 2015

How We Manage the Weekly List of MS Papers

Every Friday, MSDF editors use a curated PubMed search to link to every newly published MS-related paper. Here’s how we do it.

Each week, somewhere between 30 and 110 papers related to multiple sclerosis are...
News Synthesis | 2 Apr 2015

Seeking Answers for Progressive MS

An invitational meeting in Boston marks a step forward in a concerted international push to find effective therapies to target disease mechanisms, manage symptoms, and improve rehabilitation

A meeting in Boston early in March drew more than 80 scientists and clinical researchers to address...

Research Resources

Tools that will help investigators conceive and perform experimental work:

  • Tissue Repositories lists features of the world's tissue repositories and brain banks, including rules of engagement and contact information
  • MSGene provides a comprehensive, unbiased and regularly updated collection of genetic association studies performed on multiple sclerosis phenotypes
  • Animal Models summarizes the promises and pitfalls of animal models used in MS research
    We've added a detailed review of zebrafish as a model organism in MS research.

  • Clinical Trials lists sources of information about MS clinical trials

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News Synthesis | 15 Apr 2015
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Discussions | 12 Apr 2015
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