Research We Fund

Current Project

Title: Physiotherapy and MS projects – various
Research Lead: Professor Susan Coote
Institution: University of Limerick

Title: The clinical-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an internet-delivered mindfulness programme for adults with progressive MS
Research Lead: Professor Brian McGuire
Institution: NUI Galway
Duration: 2 years

Past Projects

Title: Polymer-mediated delivery of endoplasmic reticulum stress-altering siRNA to oligodendroyctes in a cerebellar rat brain slice model of de- and remyelination - Research summary, May 2015
Research Lead: Dr Una Fitzgerald, Dr Linda Howard, Dr Richard Burt 
Institution: National University of Ireland, Galway
Duration: 3 years, mid 2011 - mid 2014

Title: Investigating the role of IRAK-1, a novel negative regulator of type I interferon signalling in Multiple Sclerosis pathogenesis
Research Lead: Dr Marion Butler
Institution: National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Duration: 1 year, 2010

Title: In-vitro assessment of the efficacy of the nootropic agent to enhance plasticity after experimental demyelination
Research Lead: Dr Mark Pickering
Institution: Conway Institute, University College Dublin
Duration: 2 years, 2009 - 2011 

Title: Endoplasmic Reticulum as a component of neurodegeneration in MS grey matter lesions.
Research Lead: Dr Una Fitzgerald
Institution: National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Duration: 1 year, 2009-2010

Title: Getting The Balance Right
Research Leads: Dr Susan Coote and Mr Aidan Larkin
Insitiutions: Physiotherapy Department of University of Limerick and Multiple Sclerosis Ireland
Duration: 2 years

Past Projects, 1990 - 2007

Read our list of past projects1990 - 2007 here >>

Latest News

More news

What's hot


MS Research Ball

We are delighted to announce our first-ever Kiss Goodbye to MS Research Ball on Saturday, 26th May. It’s going to be Frockin’ Fabulous Darlings!! Book your ticket today...

Find out more

Events Calendar

» Our next Event

19 March 2018: Weekly Yoga group classes for people with MS, held every Monday in Unit 7 Spraoi agus Sport, Supervalu Shopping Ce...

View all events


If you'd like to receive e-news updates from The Society please enter your email address below. If you want to know more about how we manage personal data then please see our privacy policy.

My local MSI

Map of MS Ireland's service areas South Mid West West Midlands South East North East North West North Dublin City and Fingal South West Dublin and Kildare South East Dublin and Wicklow