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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.

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).
GP and patient

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.
Laura Henschke

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.

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.

Call for global effort to advance research on COVID-19 and progressive MS

A new paper from the International Progressive MS Alliance calls for a coordinated global approach to answering important questions on COVID-19 in progressive MS.
Medicine pills, white balance 3000K - Brain Shrinkage

PBAC recommends listing of Vumerity® for RRMS and a new form of Copaxone® on the PBS

The PBAC has recommended the listing of Vumerity® for the treatment of RRMS and a new form of Copaxone® on the PBS.
MS Nurses Photography

Landmark report on MS Nurse Care in Australia released

A new report by MS Australia reveals that MS Nurse care improves health outcomes, but one-third of Australians living with MS do not have access to this life-changing support.

Co-designing a web-based mindfulness program with people with MS

Australian researchers have developed an internet-delivered version of mindfulness-based stress reduction for people with MS.

MS experts meet in Hobart to present latest research

MS researchers, clinicians and allied healthcare professionals met in Hobart this month to present their latest findings and form research collaborations.

A note from our CEO: Rohan Greenland – April

CEO Rohan Greenland gives an update on the MS Australia activities, focusing on the upcoming major projects and the 50th anniversary year.
Morning at the Parliament House Canberra

MS Australia’s 2022 Election Commitments

We believe that in the next term of government, there is an opportunity for our political leaders and decision-makers to make an impact on improving the lives of people with MS, their carers, families and friends.
Response to the Federal Budget

MS Australia’s response to Federal Budget 2022-23 – impact on the MS community

MS Australia has assessed the 2022-23 Federal Budget and its impact on the MS community.
MS research

Landmark funding for MS research applauded by MS Australia

The Federal Budget has allocated a record $18 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to support MS research.
AMSLS Survey

The AMSLS: Recognising twenty years of research into the lived experience of MS

The Australian MS Longitudinal study has explored the impact of MS for 20 years, identifying unmet needs and gathering evidence to improve quality of life.

Does cognition impact oral health in MS?

An emerging body of work has suggested that people with certain chronic illnesses affecting cognitive function may be more vulnerable to oral health (dental) issues.

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