Posts Tagged ‘OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center’

Eleven-year-old inspired by her mom to find a cure for multiple sclerosis

It has been important to me to raise money for the MS Walk for the past 8 years because my Mom, Carol, has been diagnosed for 21 years and I have only known her living with MS and its challenges. At the age of 3, I was able to join her at an MS conference in Boston and it was then that I saw how MS affects thousands of people in thousands of different ways. … Read More

Living and loving with multiple sclerosis

Carol Sarnowski, our guest blogger, patient and MS advocate, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 21 years ago. Here is her story. *** My MS diagnosis came as a complete surprise. I had finished nursing school and was at the prime of my life when the migraine headache I had been fighting for months to treat got more intense and I woke up completely numb on my left side one morning. I went to my long time family … Read More

How scientists collaborate, and how that can lead to cures

Report from Milan, Italy, Feb. 8, 2013: I am sitting in an auditorium in Milan, Italy, with about 100 other neurologists and scientists. This is the second day that I have sat here. We have come from many countries — including Germany, France, Austria, England, Scotland, Canada, Australia, Italy and the United States — for the First Scientific Conference of the International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Collaborative. This meeting illustrates how scientists from around the world … Read More

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