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"Promise: 2010" Initiative Launched to Raise at Least $30 Million to
Propel MS Research and Care


To encourage innovative research into highly promising areas and to improve MS patient care, the National MS Society launched the Promise: 2010 Campaign. This nationwide effort fueled by local MS chapters will raise at least $30 million to fund four targeted areas that hold great potential in the fight against the devastating effects of MS, but which have so far been under-explored.



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The Promise: 2010 Initiative Target Areas
Nervous System Repair and Protection Initiative
Rolling Back the Ravages of MS
Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence
Treating the Youngest People with MS
The Sonya Slifka Longitudinal MS Study
Understanding the Impact of MS
The MS Lesion Project
Is MS More Than One Disease?
Read more about the Promise: 2010 Initiatives

Promise: 2010 Profile

Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti leads "The MS Lesion Project," a study to map and understand the meaning of MS damage seen in the brain in order to develop better ways of treating people with MS.


  Last updated January 19, 2007