Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

MS Empowerment Survey

  MS Ireland is assisting Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland, to conduct a survey of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Dear Reader, The aim of this survey is to better understand how people cope with their MS in terms of communicating with others, managing their therapy, sharing of experi...

Published by Ireland/Allmarket Research Ltd on Tuesday March 13 2012 04:26 PM

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Website for the Dublin Brain Bank goes live!

Dublin Brain Bank launches new website   The aim of the Dublin Brain Bank is to facilitate an archive of brain tissue, which will help clinical and neuroscience researchers uncover potential cures for neurologically devastating diseases. Visit Dublin Brain Bank  

Published by MS Ireland/Dublin Brain Bank on Friday March 02 2012 04:46 PM

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Gilenya Reviewed By European Medicines Agency

Heart problems after the first dose prompt a review   The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun a review on Gilenya (Fingolimod) after reports of heart problems after the first dose. One patient in the US also died within 24 hours of the first dose, although the cause of death has no...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 24 2012 09:58 AM

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Rare Gene links Vitamin D and MS

Researchers say a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to MS.   News article from BBC News Health A rare genetic variant which causes reduced levels of vitamin D appears to be directly linked to multiple sclerosis, says an Oxford University study. ...

Published by BBC News on Tuesday December 13 2011 10:08 AM

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New Research

MS Ireland to fund new myelin research Researchers from NUI Galway are to investigate the processes behind the creation and loss of myelin in the brain MS Ireland is set to fund a new three-year research project. Dr Una FitzGerald and her team in National University of Ireland (NUI) Ga...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday November 18 2011 11:43 AM

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MS Ireland/UCD Research Published

A research project on memory and MS conducted by UCD and funded by MS Ireland has thrown up some interesting results.   In 2009 MS Ireland began funding a research project carried out by scientists in UCD. The project’s aim was to look at how cognition is affected by the damage cau...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday November 01 2011 10:37 AM

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New Neuronetwork Website

NAI and DFI launch new website Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is delighted to be part of the new Neuronetwork.ie website launched by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) and the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI). Neuronetwork is a unique online tool that aims to provide users ...

Published by MS Ireland/DFI/NAI on Friday October 28 2011 10:39 AM

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ERSI Research Report

Report details the social and living conditions of people with disabilities.   Joan Burton TD, Minister for Social Protection, (Wednesday, 21st September 2011) launched a new ESRI report on the social and living conditions of people with disabilities. The report was commissioned by m...

Published by ERSI/UCD on Thursday October 06 2011 11:08 AM

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MS Living a Great Success

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MS Ireland hosted Ireland's biggest MS event in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, MS Ireland's Chief Executive, Anne Winslow & MS Ireland's Board Members Our MSLiving Convention and Research Symposium held on the 9th - 11th September at the Burli...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 14 2011 11:22 AM

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Stem Cells

Stem Cell Trials get green light  Anyone with an interest in MS will watch with bated breath as an international study into stem cell therapy gets under way NEW TRIALS IN the UK are to investigate whether stem cells can be used to treat MS. In July, the UK MS Society and the UK Stem Cell...

Published by Linda Daly on Wednesday August 17 2011 11:46 AM

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