ms research australia

New research to help MS sufferers alleviate symptoms through exercise

April 12th, 2018

While the benefits of exercise for people affected by multiple sclerosis are widely known, participation in regular physical activity is still a challenge for many sufferers. Dr Yvonne Learmonth from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science has recently launched an investigation into ways to increase the numbers of Australians with MS participating in exercise programs.

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Murdoch researchers share in over $1.8m in funding to fight MS

March 15th, 2016

Professor Wilton and Dr Veedu from Murdoch University’s Centre for Comparative Genomics

Two researchers, Professor Steve Wilton and Dr Rakesh Veedu from Murdoch University’s Centre for Comparative Genomics were among the 24 recipients who shared in $1.834 million in new research funding awarded by MS Research Australia.

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Funding helps researchers to kiss MS goodbye

March 24th, 2015

David Nolan square

Murdoch University researchers have received funding to investigate the link between the Epstein-Barr virus infection, more commonly known as glandular fever or the ‘kissing disease’, and the debilitating disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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