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Awards for inspiring MS research advocates

MS Research Australia is proud to have nominated four very inspiring individuals for prestigious awards which recognisetheir tireless efforts for MS research and the MS community.

Roy and Carol Langsford OAM, co-founders and directors of the Trish MS Research Foundation have been awarded the highly prestigious Research Australia 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. This Award honours individuals who have demonstrated a significant lifetime commitment to supporting and promoting health and medical research.

Mike and Katrina Hemingway, founding members of Foundation 5 Million and leading Kiss Goodbye to MS fundraisers have been awarded MS Australia’s highest accolade, the John Studdy Award. This award formally recognises their years of service improving the lives of people affected by MS and their ongoing contribution to MS research.

On behalf of MS Research Australia and the MS community, congratulations on these well-deserved awards.

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Dr Burke’s Australia Day Honour puts multiple sclerosis in the spotlight

MS Australia congratulates Dr Therese Burke who has been honoured for her significant service to medicine, particularly multiple sclerosis research, and to nursing, by being made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in today’s 2023 Australia Day Honours List.
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Cladribine restricts immune cells from entering the brain

As well as depleting immune cells, new research shows cladribine (Mavenclad) may impede their movement into brain tissue, preventing further damage by multiple sclerosis.

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Awards for inspiring MS research advocates