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Vaccines still effective in people treated with fingolimod

2nd March, 2015

A clinical trial from an international collaboration shows that vaccinations can still be effective for a proportion of people taking fingolimod

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New avenues for promoting myelin repair in MS

26th February, 2015

MS Research Australia funded researchers, Dr Holly Cate, Dr Jennifer Sabo, and their international collaborators, are exploring ways to increase myelin repair

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Professor Giancarlo Comi wins prestigious Charcot Award for MS Research

25th February, 2015

MS Research Australia would like to congratulate Professor Giancarlo Comi on winning the prestigious MS International Federation’s (MSIF) biennial Charcot Award for a lifetime achievement in

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Plegridy available on the PBS from March 1st

24th February, 2015

In news released today, a modified version of Interferon beta-1a, known as Plegridy (PEGylated interferon beta-1a), has been formally approved for inclusion on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Plegridy

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Switching decisions

18th February, 2015

For many people with relapsing remitting MS, the injectable medications such as the interferon-betas or glatiramer acetate can provide good control of relapses. However, others continue to experience

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New studies show injectable MS treatments are equally effective

18th February, 2015

Australian and international studies have shown that the injectable MS medications – glatiramer acetate and interferon-beta – have similar efficacy for relapsing MS.

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Blocking immune cell chemicals might protect myelin

18th February, 2015

Australian researchers have revealed important details about how chemicals released from immune cells can damage myelin, and how this might be prevented.

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Are you interested in getting involved in research into MS?

18th February, 2015

Taking part in research studies into MS can be a rewarding and empowering experience. It can connect you with medical researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals who have a passionate interest

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MS Emerging Treatments: Risk v Hope

18th February, 2015

MS Research Australia was recently invited to participate in the MS Queensland Annual Conference, including a panel discussion  on “MS Emerging Treatments: Risk v Hope" in Brisbane. The

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The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull discusses the power of philanthropy in medical research

18th February, 2015

The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Federal Communications Minister, was the guest speaker at a recent MS Saints event, hosted by MS Research Australia. Goldman Sachs provided full pro bono support with both

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