News & research

News & Research

Find out what’s happening at MSWA, from our range of activities and programs to corporate news.

Also, read about the latest developments in neurological research, scientific discoveries, new medications and treatments in the areas of neurological conditions.

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First ever secondary progressive MS treatment approved in Australia

14 November 2019

The first ever treatment for secondary progressive MS (SPMS) has been approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration in Australia. SPMS is a form of MS that can follow on from relapsing remitting MS (RRMS).

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MSWA welcomes Jemma Barsby to Perth

11 November 2019

Jemma Barsby, a young Australian cricketer shares her personal journey with MS and hopes to inspire other young people.

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Amended PBS listing of two MS medications for children with RRMS

29 October 2019

Two MS medications for children with relapsing remitting MS (RRMS) will be amended on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), from 1 November 2019.

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