Welcome to the patients, family and friends page from the International Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (IPMSSG)!

The International Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group is a global network of adult and pediatric neurologists, basic scientists, clinicians, representatives of MS societies and other relevant professional organisations, whose unifying vision is to optimise worldwide healthcare, education and research in pediatric multiple sclerosis and other acquired inflammatory demyelinating disorders of the central nervous system.

 

Our Mission is to improve the care of children with multiple sclerosis and acquired demyelinating diseases worldwide, promoting clinical initiatives, education and research.

 

On the website there is information about multiple sclerosis and other acquired inflammatory demyelinating disorders of the central nervous system, research, educational events and other activities.

 

News and Announcements

 

This PDF is a Parents and family summary created of recently published review articles about Pediatric MS and demyelinating disorders from the IPMSSG. The scientific versions are available on the IPMSSG Professionals website

Contributors

The articles summarised in this publication are taken from a 2016 Neurology journal supplement, written by the International Pediatric MS Study Group. We gratefully acknowledge the editorial contribution of Dr Rosalind Kalb.

Funders

Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla, Deutsche Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft Bundesverband, MS Cure Fund, National MS Society (USA), Schweizerische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft/Société suisse de la Sclérose en plaques Scleroseforeningen, Stichting MS Research.