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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.

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 ...

World MS DAY

The theme for World MS Day 2020-2023 is ‘connections’. The MS Connections campaign is all about building community connection, self-connection and connections to quality care.The campaign tagline is ‘I Connect, We Connect’ and the campaign hashtag is #MSConnections.MS Connections challenges social barriers that leave people affected by MS feeling lonely and socially isolated. It is an opportunity to advocate for better services, celebrate support networks and champion self-care.

Myelin, the brain's favourite fat

Prof. T. Vanmierlo works on the brain's favourite fat: myelin. In this video, he explains how he wants to strengthen the existing protection system against stress and thus give brain cells the possibility to repair myelin. In this way, he hopes to slow down or even stop the progression of the disease.