Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders

The OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center provides comprehensive patient care services, community and physician education opportunities and state of the art research to finding a cure for multiple sclerosis.

Drs. Bourdette and Yadav, OHSU experts in Multiple Sclerosis

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What is MS?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects your brain and spinal cord (central nervous system).

Learn more about multiple sclerosis

Founded in 1983, the OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center helps people with MS lead better lives through a full range of patient care services, public and physician education programs and state-of-the-art medical research. While there is no multiple sclerosis cure yet, there are many helpful Multiple Sclerosis medications and MS rehabilitation treatment options.

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Outstanding multiple sclerosis care

The OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center is one of the nation's premier programs for multiple sclerosis (MS) care. We are dedicated to helping people with MS lead better lives through state-of-the art medical research, the latest treatments and a full range of services delivered by a caring, skilled healthcare team.  Education about MS is also a top priority. Through regional and national meetings, our faculty educates patients and their families, healthcare providers and the public about research and treatment advances.

The center is a member of the Race to Erase MS, Center Without Walls program (CWW), a network of the nation's top seven MS institutions and the Consortium of MS Centers. We also are affiliated with the Oregon Chapter of the National MS Society.

Finding help for multiple sclerosis

By age 33, I had lost my faith in doctors. Then the OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center and Dr. Dennis Bourdette changed my life. Read Amy's story

COVID-19 and multiple sclerosis webinar

Learn about the impact of COVID-19 on people with multiple sclerosis.

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