National Multiple Sclerosis Society Board Member Awarded Fellowship to Help Find Better MS Therapies

Cincinnati, Ohio, April 28, 2015—Dr. Haley Titus-Mitchell, a board member of the National MS Society, has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University with a grant amount of $161,218.

The fellowship will allow Dr. Haley Titus-Mitchell and her colleagues to conduct a two-step approach study to treating MS. The results from this study may suggest combination therapies that will optimize MS treatment.

“I am honored to be awarded this fellowship at Northwestern University,” Says Haley. “There are many people affected by MS and I hope this study will lead us in the right direction for better treatments.”

Haley Titus-Mitchell’s professional and personal life goal is to find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, as her mother has secondary progressive MS. As well as being a board member with the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, she also serves on the scientific advisory board for the Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum.

About the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Ohio Valley Chapter

The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National MS Society, founded in 1952, serves more than 6,000 people with multiple sclerosis and their families in 24 counties in Ohio and three northern Kentucky counties. The organization is committed to ensuring that people living with MS have the information and quality care they need to live healthy, productive and independent lives. To meet these needs, a variety of programs and services that span a spectrum of needs are provided. To learn more about multiple sclerosis or the Ohio Valley Chapter, visit www.fightMStoday.org

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