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…

Welcome to our Neighborhood

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We are lucky to be located in such a vibrant and burgeoning research community here on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC).  There’s so much going on, however, that it…

Winter Wrap-up 2016

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Happy Holidays from all of us at the David H. Murdock Research Institute and Discovery MS!    The tl;dr summary of our highlights over the last few months:   Hot…

A Nurse, a Scientist, and a Doctor Walk Into a Bar

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Dr. Mark Skeen, Director of Clinical Research and Education for the Duke Center for Research in Autoimmunity and Multiple Sclerosis (DREAMS), has organized a Multiple Sclerosis Mini-fellowship. Simon and Stephanie…