Doctors begin seeing patients at OMRF’s MS Center of Excellence
New center will focus on understanding MS and improving clinical treatment.
Group to focus on multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, vaccines
A good cup of coffee might be just the wake-up call scientists need to stop multiple sclerosis. A new study coauthored by Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Linda Thompson, Ph.D., found that mice immunized to develop an MS-like condition were protected from the disease by drinking caffeine. The research appears in the early online edition […]
Nobody ever said fighting a disease couldn’t be fun. Since 2001, DeeAnn Simpson has organized the Eastern Star Bike Ride to increase awareness of multiple sclerosis and to raise funds to research the disease at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. And at this year’s edition of the ride, which takes place on Saturday, Simpson hopes […]
At its annual statewide banquet Sunday evening, the Order of the Eastern Star presented the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation with donations to fund research on neurological diseases and multiple sclerosis. The gifts, which totaled $22,000, bring the Eastern Star’s overall donations to OMRF to $134,000 since it selected the foundation as its charitable beneficiary in […]