National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, is a United States-based, non-profit organization, and its network of chapters nationwide help people affected by multiple sclerosis by funding research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with multiple sclerosis and their families. It is headquartered in New York City.
Founded in 1946, originally under the name Association for Advancement of Research on Multiple Sclerosis, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society supports more multiple sclerosis research, offers more services for people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, provides more professional education programs, and furthers more advocacy efforts than any other multiple sclerosis organization in the world.
Fund raising events
- Walk MS
- Bike MS
- Challenge Walk MS
- MuckFest MS
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society supports and funds research activities in all research stages, including early discovery research, translational research that develops promising laboratory results into treatments, and clinical trials to find out whether the treatments work. In 2012, the Society invested $44 million in over 350 new and ongoing projects.
The organization's sponsors include but are not limited to;
- Hansen's Natural
- Fox5 San Diego
- La Casa del Zorro
- Ace Relocations Systems Inc.
- BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
- San Diego Business Journal
- Fed Ex
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- Sylvia Lawry center for MS research history
- List of Current Research Projects Funded by the National MS Society. May 2015
- Research We Fund
- "Bike MS Bay to Bay Tour | Sponsors". bikecas.nationalmssociety.org. Retrieved 2016-06-13.