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Gilenya not effective for slowing disease progression in primary progressive MS

5th February, 2016

The results of a Phase III clinical trial of fingolimod have shown no benefits for slowing disease progression in PPMS

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$1.834 million awarded for grants beginning in 2016

28th January, 2016

2016 is off to a great start with MS Research Australia excited to announce $1.834 million in new funding for MS research projects.

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A new psychological treatment for depression in early MS

28th January, 2016

MS Research Australia and MS-ACT/NSW/VIC recently co-hosted a MS Research Update webinar, with Dr Litza Kiropoulos speaking about a new treatment for depression.

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International research adding more pieces to the vitamin D puzzle

28th January, 2016

Two studies on the effects of vitamin D on the immune system in MS have provided contradicting results, emphasising the need for more information on vitamin D

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Epilepsy drug slows nerve damage in optic neuritis

28th January, 2016

A UK study published in The Lancet Neurology has shown benefits of an epilepsy drug for reducing nerve damage in optic neuritis

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Ocrelizumab shows the way forward for research into treatments for progressive forms of MS

27th January, 2016

Ocrelizumab, an experimental new treatment option for MS, has had promising results in recent Phase III clinical trials for both primary progressive MS and relapsing remitting MS. Currently, there are no

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2015 Public Lecture: Progress in MS Research Conference: Latest news and developments

22nd January, 2016

Following the Progress in MS Research Scientific Conference, a public lecture was held to share the exciting MS research progress with the community. Dr Lisa Melton, Head of Research, MS Research

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2015 Public Lecture: Impact of Social Experience on Adult Myelin Repair

22nd January, 2016

Following the MS Research Australia Progress in MS Research Scientific Conference, a public lecture was held to share the exciting MS research progress with the community. Assistant Professor Jia Liu,

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2015 Public Lecture: Physical activity and exercise: A lifespan approach to maintain health

22nd January, 2016

Following the Progress in MS Research Scientific Conference, a public lecture was held to share the exciting MS research progress with the community. Associate Professor Jennifer McGinley, a

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2015 Public Lecture: Current and emerging treatment for MS in Australia - An update

22nd January, 2016

Following the 2015 Progress in MS Research Scientific Conference, a public lecture was held to share the exciting MS research progress with the community. Professor Helmut Butzkueven, from University of

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