Report

Brain health: time matters in multiple sclerosis presents consensus recommendations on diagnosis, therapeutic strategies and improving access to treatment in MS. Its core recommendation is that the goal of treating MS should be to preserve tissue in the central nervous system and maximize lifelong brain health by reducing disease activity. The report calls for major policy changes aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes for people with MS and those who care for them.

Brain health: time matters in multiple sclerosis was developed by an international multidisciplinary group of experts under the chairmanship of Professor Gavin Giovannoni and has been endorsed by a number of professional associations and advocacy groups.

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Why time matters

Learn about the latest advances in understanding MS

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Executive summary

Find out about the vision behind the report and campaign – in a nutshell

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Policy recommendations

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Endorsements

The organizations listed below endorse the recommendations made in Brain health: time matters in multiple sclerosis.

Accelerated Cure project
ACTRIMS
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
BCTRIMS
CMSC
Unie Roska
ECTRIMS
European Brain Council
EMSP
SFSEP
International Multiple Sclerosis Cognition Society
IOMSN
International Society of Neuroimmunulogy
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Japan MS Society
LACTRIMS
MENACTRIMS
MEXCTRIMS
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Multiple Sclerosis Association of Kenya
MS Australia
Multiple Sclerosis Coalition
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland
MS Research Australia
Multiple Sclerosis Society UK
Multiple Sclerosis Society Malaysia
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
MS Society of Greece
Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand
Multiple Sclerosis Spain
Multiple Sclerosis Trust
National MS Foundation of the Netherlands
National MS Society
New Zealand Multiple Sclerosis Research Trust
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Norway [Multippel Sklerose Forbundet]
PACTRIMS
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Poland [Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego]
RIMS
RUCTRIMS
Shift.MS
Neuro Sweden
UK Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse Association
United Spinal Association
The Work Foundation