Driving Advancements
Innovative & Collaborative
Improved Diagnosis & Treatment

Driving advancements in our understanding of MS through innovative and collaborative research to lay the foundation for improved diagnosis and treatment.

OUR GOALS ARE:

  • Advance the understanding of the origins of MS
  • Improve diagnosis, prediction of disease progression, and assessment of treatment efficacy
  • Create fuller, more active lives with less debilitating symptoms for people with MS
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Our Team

Researchers, collaborators, and supporters

Dr. Simon Gregory

Discovery MS
Primary Investigator

Dr. Sabrina Cote

Discovery MS
Senior Staff Scientist

Dr. L. Kristin Newby

MURDOCK Study
Primary Investigator

Mr. Herman Stone

Discovery MS
Founding Donor

"As the principal investigator of the MURDOCK Study, I enthusiastically support Discovery MS and its growing portfolio of research studies, made possible by the MURDOCK Multiple Sclerosis Study infrastructure. The MURDOCK MS cohort is an important resource for research initiatives like Discovery MS, and their work to advance MS research is terrific evidence of their ongoing dedication to better understand this debilitating disease."

Dr. NewbyPrincipal investigator, MURDOCK Study

“I know that we can find the answer. I’m going to spend the rest of my life doing everything I can do to raise money and awareness. I truly believe that this program and this campus here can make a big difference."

Mr. Herman StoneSupporter

"Dr. Gregory studying genetics and looking for biomarkers will get us to a cause. You have to know what’s causing anything before you know how to fix it.”

Mr. Gilbert CantrellStudy Participant

“I choose to have a good attitude, help others and support initiatives that I feel will make a difference for people with MS.”

Mrs. Susie PhilipsStudy Participant

Our Research

Our research is focused on identifying and understanding critical elements of MS such as its origins and progression. We aim to develop tools such as blood-based tests for diagnosis and treatment assessment that can provide accurate and real-time results to patients.

Our research goals are:

  • To advance understanding of the origins of MS
  • Improved diagnosis, prediction of disease progression, and assessment of treatment efficacy
  • Fuller, more active lives with less debilitating symptoms for people with MS

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