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Multiple Sclerosis

Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis

www.AccelerateCure.org

This non-profit organization is dedicated to curing MS by determining its causes. Their main effort is the creation of a large-scale multidisciplinary MS Repository of blood samples and data from people with MS and matched controls, for research purposes.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

www.MSAssociation.org

800-532-7667

This non-profit organization’s mission is to enrich the quality of life for all affected by MS. The website provides information on MS, treatments, medications, resources, research and news updates, and more. Their phone specialists can provide encouragement, as well as information on a wide variety of topics, including support groups nationwide, employment issues, vocational rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, advocacy, safety tips and more. Experienced consultants are available Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm, Eastern Time; Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

www.MSFocus.org

888-673-6287

This non-profit organization’s mission is to provide programming and support to keep MS patients self-sufficient and to keep their homes safe. The website provides information on MS, treatment options, including alternative treatments, research updates, clinical trial information, informational literature, resources and more. Their phone specialists are available Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Eastern Time.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

www.NationalMSSociety.org

800-344-4867

This non-profit educates patients, funds research and advocates on behalf of MS patients. The website provides access to current, accurate, and comprehensive information, including information on the disease, treatment options and treatment facilities. The website offers a library of brochures, webcasts, videos and books. Publisher of Momentum magazine. A network of chapters in all 50 states provides support and programs. Information is available on-line in Spanish.