On May 31, 2012, the MS Society of Canada hosted the tenth annual MS Research Teleconference. This year, Dr. Anthony Traboulsee discussed the latest in MS research including CCSVI and took questions from callers.
For people living with multiple sclerosis
the "cure" means different things to different people.
For people who have just been diagnosed, the cure will stop MS
in its tracks. For people who have lived with MS and have experienced
loss of mobility and other serious impairments, the cure means
repair of the nervous system and recovery of lost functions.
For people with a family history of MS, the cure will allow
their children or grandchildren to live a life free from MS.
The research funded by the MS Society addresses all three definitions
of a cure. Research is multi-faceted but with clear purpose:
to find a cure for MS,
protect the nervous system and repair damage caused by MS,