For Researchers

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Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis strongly supports the range of research activities underway at the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU) of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne, exploring the role of preventive medicine strategies in the management of MS

This work is guided by OMS founder and Head of the NEU, Professor George Jelinek, who along with researchers Associate Professor Tracey Weiland (clinical psychologist, Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Head), Dr Keryn Taylor (psychiatrist specialising in the interface between physical illness and psychiatry and Senior Research Fellow), Dr Sandra Neate (Senior Research Fellow), Dr Alysha de Livera (Biostatistician), Dr Steve Simpson Jnr (Epidemiologist and Data Manager), Emily O’Kearney (Research Assistant) and William Bevens (Research Assistant), has published numerous papers in leading medical journals investigating the building blocks and outcomes of the OMS Recovery Program.

Click on the links for more information on the STOPMS (Study Of People attending MS Retreats) and HOLISM Study. Links to a selection of published research papers can be found below. These papers are also available as open access and free from their source medical journals:

If you are a researcher and have any questions about the current or future research agenda of OMS, please email us at [email protected].