MS Alliance of Virginia

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The Mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Virginia

  • Provide programs, events, activities and services for people living with MS in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding areas, including Veterans.
  • Educate and empower people with MS, their care partners, friends and family.  We will guide people to organizations that can assist people with their needs.
  • Contribute to awareness in the community, including educational programs to young people, first responders and community organizations.
  • Encourage and expand support groups to include assisted living facilities, homebound people and help others start upbeat groups in their area.

In the News

Discovery opens new opportunities to slow or reverse MS

A new study shows an overlooked source may be able to replace lost nerve insulation and provide a new way to treat multiple sclerosis. The discovery of mature myelin-producing cells’ capacity for repair opens new opportunities to slow or reverse the disease. That may call for new therapeutic approaches that rally the oligodendrocytes to reach out with new lifelines to damaged myelin sheaths.

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Annual MS Holiday Gala – Dec 15

The Roanoke Valley MS Support Group invites anyone whose life has been affected by multiple sclerosis, including their caregivers, family and dear friends to join us for our annual holiday gala to be held at the Holiday Inn-Tanglewood, 4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, Saturday Dec 14th from 5pm-11pm.

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NMSS New Breakthroughs

Join us December 1 in Richmond, VA to learn about our progress this past year in accelerating breakthroughs for people affected by MS and what’s next in the year ahead.

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Upcoming Events

  • Roanoke Valley MS Support Day Group Meeting

    January 8, 2019  12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood-Rt 419&I581, 4468 Starkey Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018, USA

    Roanoke Valley MS Support Day Group Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Rob Bingular
    Topic: Mobility

  • Mountain Empire MS Support Group Meeting

    January 10, 2019  5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
    Bristol Public Library, 701 Goode St, Bristol, VA 24201, USA