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Connie The May 50K story

Thank you. You’ve raised over $3.5M for life-changing MS research

May has been a fun-filled month with 19,467 people across Australia getting active to raise money to accelerate research into the prevention, treatments and ultimately a cure for multiple sclerosis.
Rohan Greenland The May 50K

From our CEO

World MS Day – held on May 30 each year – was a memorable one. For me, four events stood out. 
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You can help progress MS research, even from your home!

The MS Australia Clinical Trials Network is a central point of information for people interested in participating in clinical trials and research studies in MS.
MS organisations to speak with one voice

Too many workplaces failing people with MS but solutions abound

By Associate Professor Des Graham, President, MS Australia - A new workplace and employment survey has provided further evidence that too many Australian workplaces are failing people living with Multiple Sclerosis and other health conditions, and falling well short of community expectations.
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To stop MS sooner, we need you

Despite the progress made thanks to MS research, the key to a cure is yet to be found for people like Cheryl. Donations will help fund vital research projects that will build critical knowledge of MS, aiming to prevent and ultimately cure MS.  
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Predictors of employment after the first episode of demyelination

People with MS face significant employment-related challenges and understanding and preparing for these may improve later employment outcomes.
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Response to COVID vaccines in people with MS treated with B cell depleting therapies

A new study confirms that the protective T cell immune response induced by COVID-19 vaccination is preserved in people treated with B cell depleting therapies for MS. This helps our understanding of how vaccinations and MS treatments affect each other.
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MS Australia congratulates the incoming Labor Government

MS Australia, the national peak body for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS), has today congratulated Prime Minister Anthony Albanese MP and the incoming Labor Government, and reiterated its call for full and ongoing funding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
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MS Australia launches results of Employment and Workplace Survey

With Monday, May 30 the start of the working week, our focus this World MS Day, is Employment and MS, including its important link to community connection.  
MS Australia's Employment and Workplace Survey

Too many workplaces failing people with MS

A new survey has uncovered a significant disconnect between supportive community attitudes towards co-workers with health conditions, like MS, and the reality of poor experiences within workplaces.
MS Brain Health Awards

MS Australia wins international MS Brain Health Award

The MS Brain Health initiative has launched an annual series of...
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It’s not too late to sign up to The May 50K

There are over 25,600 Australians living with MS. Help us Kiss Goodbye to MS once and for all and join The May 50K today.
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A note from our CEO: Rohan Greenland

CEO, Rohan Greenland discusses MS Australia's seven-point plan for the federal election, together with our biggest annual fundraiser for MS research – The May 50K.
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Latest progress in development of a new EBV vaccine

A new vaccine combination targeting two pathways of Epstein Barr virus (EBV) entry into human cells is progressing towards clinical development, taking us one step closer to understanding the complex association between MS and EBV.
World MS Day

World MS Day 2022, connections and research

World MS Day brings the global MS community together on May 30 to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and on behalf of everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Raising awareness of MS care for General Practitioners

A recent issue of the Australian Journal of General Practice has raised awareness about MS symptoms, recommendations for managing MS and understanding the lived experience of people with MS.
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Why I chose to leave a gift to MS in my Will

What's one of the most powerful ways you can create a better future for people with multiple sclerosis (MS)? Leaving a gift in your Will.
Community

Concerns and priorities of the MS community during times of crises

Researchers have engaged with the Australian MS community to understand the needs of people with MS during times of crises.

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