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The dysfunction of cells' energy generators - the mitochondria - plays a key role in multiple sclerosis and offers new ways of treatment.

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Mounting evidence points to a link between the make-up of the gut microbiome and multiple sclerosis (MS). Tweaking our bacterial mix can pave the way for new therapies.

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Antibodies are a new alternative to anti-inflammatory drugs for curbing the progress of MS and letting patients enjoy their lives. They work by neutralising the ‘misguided’ immune cells associated with the disease.

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Fatigue weighs down multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, making it hard to socialise and keep up in jobs. Researchers discovered that a treatment for depression can significantly reduce tiredness.

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Researchers have found that gold nanocrystals can reverse the damage caused by multiple sclerosis and restore mobility in sufferers.

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Women fall ill with multiple sclerosis (MS) at a higher rate than men. Researchers are increasingly focusing on sex-specific hormones to develop therapies.

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Researchers have found a way to reduce the severity of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) attacks by using human stem cells, offering hope to MS sufferers.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that traps sufferers in their own bodies by shutting down their muscles. Scientists have tracked how the disease spreads from cell to cell in the hope of slowing down the process.

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Scientists have recently found that switching off the coincidentally named THOR gene can prevent tumour growth in the skin and lungs.

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Scientists are deploying robotic submarines to understand whether climate change has sped up the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet by ocean currents from below, and how this will affect sea levels.

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