Multiple Sclerosis is obviously close to my heart and I'm determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease by raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research - Ann Romney


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The Artists Explaining Their Multiple Sclerosis Through Art

Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is increasingly common in the UK, with over 100,000 reported cases and a growth rate of 2.4 percent every year. Worldwide, there are reportedly 2.3 million sufferers—though most diagnosed are given a "wait and see" policy of no drug therapy, which can often lead to the disease getting worse or relapsing. In September of this year, a leading charity called this out. Earlier this month, the MS Trust published a report expressing the vital importance of expert support staff, which sits shakily alongside the continuing crisis within the NHS.

"The first relapse was by far the scariest one I've had to date," says artist Kirsty Stevens. "I had optic neuritis in…

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 The Artists Explaining Their Multiple Sclerosis Through Art

Artists Kirsty Stevens and Hannah Laycock tackle the knowledge gap that surrounds MS by creating art that is tangible and accessible.

Accelerated Cure Project

The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (ACP) is a patient-founded national non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating advances toward a cure for MS.

MS Society

We’re the MS Society – a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers. We understand what life’s like with MS, and we support each other through the highs, lows and everything in between.

Race to Erase MS

Race to Erase MS is dedicated to the treatment and ultimate cure of Multiple Sclerosis. Funding research is the core focus of the Foundation and all funds raised support our Center Without Walls program, a selected network of the nation’s top MS research centers. is the social network for people with multiple sclerosis. Founded by MSers, for MSers, the charity supports many thousands of recently diagnosed people across the world as they make sense of MS. It’s independent and it’s free.

Can Do MS

Can Do MS delivers health and wellness education programs to help families with MS thrive.

MS Awareness Foundation

THE MS AWARENESS FOUNDATION places great emphasis on a higher, more vital and buoyant lifestyle by making known the social, physical and medical resources and opportunities that are available.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

As a predominantly service-based, non-profit organization, our primary mission is to ensure the best quality of life for those coping with MS by providing comprehensive support and educational programs. We strive to help make A Brighter Tomorrow by supporting research into its cause and cure.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is to be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life.

Myelin Repair Foundation

Since 2004, the Myelin Repair Foundation has funded basic research that has led to the publication of more than 120 peer-reviewed scientific articles, the identification of more than 100 novel potential myelin repair treatment targets and the discovery of multiple new research tools—animal models and assays—that may help to accelerate research on all neurological diseases.

National MS Society

We help each person address the challenges of living with MS through our 50 state network of chapters. We fund more MS research, provide more services to people with MS, offer more professional education and further more advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world. The Society is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS.

Rocky Mountain MS Center

At the Rocky Mountain MS Center, we are passionate about solving problems and evaluating all options. Workable solutions are what we value, and we look forward to helping you find answers. So whether you are searching for education, care, support or research, you can look first to the Rocky Mountain MS Center. The answers begin here.

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