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The disease symptoms and treatments

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurological disorder among young adults and often results in a handicap. It is an auto-immune disease in which the body attacks its own tissues. The immune attack in MS targets the central nervous system. The lesions are well-localised and are called “plaques”.

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20.06.22

The call for projects is launched.

No summer at the beach for the Belgian Charcot Foundation. Preparations begin for the Charcot Fund 2023, which will enable experienced researchers in Belgium to launch innovative and pioneering research into multiple sclerosis.

18.06.22

Optimise MS rehabilitation programmes

Prof. Peter Feys (UHasselt) started his research project in 2020, with the support of the Charcot Fund, with the title: "Implicit and explicit learning strategies to improve the performance of a dual cognitive and motor mobility task in MS patients". A visit to the lab ...

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Twice a year, the Charcot Foundation publishes a Bulletin which wants to be the objective reflection of research and last acquisitions in Multiple sclerosis as well in the field of our knowledge of the disease as of the new treatments under study

APRIL 2022