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22-Jun-2017

Successful Fundraising Event 2017 - Clash of the Hemispheres

Successful Fundraising Event 2017 - Clash of the Hemispheres
On the 6th of June 2017 at Eden Park in Auckland, 6 Rugby greats came together on stage to debate – ‘The Southern Hemisphere should be on top. The Earth is upside down’ – with MC and Referee for the evening Jeremy Corbett. The Southern Hemisphere was represented by Captain Phil Gifford, Sir Graham Henry and Ian Jones. The Northern Hemisphere was led by Captain Stuart Barnes, Mile... Read more
04-May-2017

MS Auckland Annual General Meeting

MS Auckland Annual General Meeting
We would like to thank the MS Community for a successful AGM meeting held 12th April 2017. Our committee members for 2017 are; Neil Woodhams    - PresidentLouise Reed          - Vice PresidentPeter Wood           - TreasurerKerri Hoy              - SecretaryMaureen WoodFran WattsJoan ThomsonMichael Co... Read more
29-Nov-2016

Living with MS

Living with MS
Julie talks about living with MS, how she values the positive support around her and her dreams for the future. Read more
01-Nov-2016

“MS is a lifelong condition, but it doesn’t define who I am”.

“MS is a lifelong condition, but it doesn’t define who I am”.
A short, powerful 45 second video on the affects of MS, please share.   Read more
02-Sep-2016

MS Awareness Week

MS Awareness Week
Four people living with MS describe what it means to them and the challenges they face.   Please share Condensed version 34 seconds. Read more
31-Aug-2016

MS Awareness Week

MS Awareness Week
Four people living with MS describe what it means to them and the challenges they face. Please share Video duration 1 min 28 seconds  Read more
05-Aug-2016

Research Day 2016 - The Blood Barrier

Research Day 2016 - The Blood Barrier
  At Research Day, Dr. Jennifer Pereira and Dr. Scott Graham discussed the important role of the blood-brain barrier in MS and how they are researching markers in the blood that may help us detect when things go wrong. Their full presentation is now available for you to view.        Read more
04-Jul-2016

Research Day 2016

Research Day 2016
Dr Debbie Mason has spent many years studying multiple sclerosis in New Zealand. In her Research Day presentation she highlighted some of the amazing findings that they have generated from this work. As an example, she discussed why people down south have a higher rate of MS than those in the north and if that pattern has been changing over time, as well as potential links to Vitamin D lev... Read more
27-Jun-2016

Research Day 2016

Research Day 2016
Being able to repair existing damage in Multiple Sclerosis is the next major step in treatment advances. Remyelination is an exciting and important area of MS research. We were lucky enough to have Dr Travis Stiles (CEO, Novoron Bioscience) travel from California, USA to our Research Day, where he talked about his work in this field. Travis discussed the background to Novoron's research... Read more
22-Jun-2016

Research Day 2016

Research Day 2016
Here is the full presentation by Brett Drummond from our 2016 research day. Brett discusses the importance of science communication and also emphasises the power that people living with MS have in influencing the driection of research. It’s 36 minutes long and is recommended viewing! Read more

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