Deciding To Join A Clinical Trial Can Be Scary and Confusing!

Trial AlertsPartners in Research will bring you the latest trials that are enrolling so you can stay up to date about MS research. Each trial alert will bring you specific info about the trial and link directly to the ClinicalTrials.gov page where you can learn more.
Trial Alerts
ResourcesLearn the basics of clinical trails using our compilation of resources from around the web. Learn the clinical trial phases and what they mean, hear from experts on how trials are conducted. Find out how social media is changing how trials are conducted.
Resources
ExperiencesLearn from patients who have actually been in clinical trials as they share their experiences. You are encouraged to share your comments and questions. Our goal is to inform and engage those with MS so they can broaden their options.
Experiences

News From Complimentary and Alternative Therapies

Besides the traditional western medicine trials listed on www.ClinicalTrials.gov, we will also bring you news of research being done in the less mainstream areas of MS treatment. Our philosophy is to keep all of your options open.

Genzyme’s Lemtrada Approved by the FDA

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Genzyme’s Lemtrada Approved by the FDANovember 14, 2014- Approval Establishes Genzyme’s MS Franchise in the U.S. with Two Approved Products; Follows Global Approvals -Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LemtradaTM (alemtuzumab) for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of…

In Research, Patient is an Antiquated Label

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When I Google the word “patient” this is the definition I’m served first: “noun: a person receiving or registered to receive medical treatment.” That seems pretty innocuous however non-descriptive it might be. The synonyms are the real slap in the face: “sick person, case; invalid, convalescent, outpatient, in-patient, “a doctor’s…

Diagnosiversary and a New Look

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NOTE: In classic MS cog-fogged fashion, I forgot to post this yesterday, my actual diagnosiversary. My Diagnosiversary Lots happening this MS Awareness week! I awoke today to realize it is March 4th, 2014. On this date 15 years ago I was driving home through the Ocala National Forest from my…

Video: National #MS Society #Research Changes Lives NOW

“When you have multiple sclerosis, you lose a little of yourself every day. This is what MS does; it takes things from us,” says the narrator in this powerful video by the National MS Society (NMSS). Showcasing the need for research NOW, the NMSS is sharing the stories of people affected by MS. Learn what they are doing to move us closer to a cure.

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