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The Motivator: Winter/Spring 2010

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The MS Process and Targets for Treatment

By Susan Wells Courtney

An overview of MS and the immune system is provided, along with the targets for approved and emerging treatment strategies.


Up Front

By Douglas G. Franklin

MSAA's president and CEO talks about the challenging economic environment and keeping our program offering strong.

Ask the Doctor

By Jack Burks, MD

MSAA's chief medical officer answers questions sent in by readers.

Research News

By Jack Burks, MD and By Susan Wells Courtney

Details are given on the recent approval of Ampyra for walking and Botox for upper extremity spasticity. Additional topics include CCSVI and other drug updates.

Program Notes

By Peter Damiri

MSAA's live and on-demand webcasts on Mobility and MS are highlighted.

Thoughts about Giving

By Bruce Makous

Appreciation is given to all those who help support MSAA through donations, volunteer work, and fundraising events.

Health and Wellness

Written by Maryann B. Hunsberger

Strategies are discussed for coping with grief and loss in the MS journey.

Stories to Inspire

By Linda D. Britton

A reader writes about living and loving with MS.

Spread the Word

Three informative books from MSAA's Lending Library are featured.

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013