Clinical Trials
 
ClinicalTrials.gov: A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
1 study for: Multiple Sclerosis and Hispanics
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=MULTIPLE+SCLEROSIS+AND+HISPANICS&Search=Search
 
ClinicalTrials.gov: A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
10 studies for: Multiple Sclerosis and African Americans
http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=MULTIPLE+SCLEROSIS+AND+AFRICAN+AMERICANS&Search=Search
 
 
Public Information
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Personal Stories of African Americans Affected by MS.
Read personal stories about some of the African Americans who have “Joined the Movement” throughout the country.
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/african-american-advisory-council/personal-stories/index.aspx
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National MS Society’s African American Advisory Council was created to advise and support the Society on the best approaches to reaching and engaging the African American community. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/living-with-multiple-sclerosis/african-american-advisory-council/index.aspx
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Epidemiology is the study of disease patterns, which takes into account variations in geography, demographics, socioeconomic status, genetics and infectious causes.
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/about-multiple-sclerosis/what-we-know-about-ms/who-gets-ms/epidemiology-of-ms/index.aspx
 
 
Global Information
 
Hindawi Publishing Corporation – Multiple Sclerosis International
Neurodegeneration in MS and NMO: Influence of Ethnic Background
Multiple Sclerosis International is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of multiple sclerosis
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/msi/si/868974/cfp/
 
 
Journal Studies
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
The National MS Society is committed to delivering accurate and reliable information to everyone affected by MS, and subsequently reviews many requests for participation in MS surveys.
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/research/researchers-need-you/surveys/index.aspx
 
Researchers in California Studying MS in Hispanic Population
Investigators at the MS Comprehensive Care Center at the University of Southern California are examining the genetic clues linked to geographical origins that may be responsible for the clinical characteristics observed in Hispanics with MS. … No drugs or interventions are used in this study.
lamezcua@usc.edu, or Maura Fernandez, MD (coordinator), at maura.fernandez@med.usc.edu, or call 1-323-442-6870.
 
National Multiple Sclerosis Study
Researchers Recruiting African Americans with MS and Family Members Across the U.S. for Genetics Studies – Key to finding cause of MS and better treatments
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/news/news-detail/index.aspx?nid=5728