Carolinas MS Researchers Forum 2017

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One of the daily tasks of a scientist you might not have considered: keeping up with the constantly growing body of research in not just your field, but throughout many…

Guest Post: Learning by Doing

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My name is Briana Landis, and this summer I have had the amazing opportunity to be a Discovery MS summer intern! Here’s a little background information about me: I am…

Next-Gen Scientist

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“Obviously I have a big goal in mind − a cure. But it’s not just for me. It’s for all the people I’ve ever met who are living with MS.”…

Summer Summary 2017

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As summer kicks into high gear, here are some highlights from the last quarter: Eric and Erika Braun generously made us the recipients of their annual fundraiser to support MS…

MS Walk ’17 & Jiggy Science

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Grey. Drizzly. Wind kicking up, triggering memories of dodging tumbleweeding tents at last year’s crazy windy walk. It wasn’t a promising start to the 2017 Kannapolis MS Walk. But then…

Spring Summary 2017

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“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” ― Anna Karenina Time for our spring update: Hot off the presses. On the ten year anniversary of his groundbreaking IL7R paper, our Principal…

Extra! Extra!

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Read all about it! Here’s some press coverage for the new Cell paper by Dr. Gregory and our collaborators: Duke Health Neuroscience News Science Daily HealthCanal GenomeWeb Healthline Multiple Sclerosis News Today…

Revealing A New Risk Factor for MS

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2017 marks the 10th anniversary of Dr. Gregory’s landmark Nature Genetics paper: Interleukin 7 receptor alpha chain (IL7R) shows allelic and functional association with multiple sclerosis. This paper revealed that…

Gettin’ Jiggy

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Discovery MS is participating in its third MS Walk this year! The walk is being held in downtown Kannapolis, right next door to our home base: the North Carolina Research…