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Here is a listing of our current media-related activities and resources along with links to our archive:

Recent Media Coverage

Pharmaceutical Executive, Pushing the Boundaries of MS Research: The Myelin Repair Foundation, February 28, 2014
Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum, MS Research Roundup: February 12, 2014
BioNews Texas, Multiple Sclerosis Myelin Repair, Neuroprotection Drug To Be Tested In New Research Collaboration, February 3, 2014
Bio-IT World, January News and Product Briefs, January 2014
NeuroNews, Myelin Repair Foundation and NIH enter into agreement to repurpose MRF-008 for multiple sclerosis, January 29, 2014
BioNews Texas, Promising Multiple Sclerosis Study Involving NIH, Myelin Repair Foundation Seeks To Repurpose Hypertension Drug To Stimulate Repair In MS, January 28, 2014
San Francisco Business Times, A new way: Foundation lines up generic heart drug for multiple sclerosis trial, January 27, 2014
The New York Times, In the Long War on Poverty, Small Victories That Matter, January 8, 2014
Patient Pioneers — Biocentury TV, November 3, 2013
The Huffington Post, What Now: It Still Takes Too Long and Costs Too Much, October 31, 2013
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Biogen Idec, Myelin Repair Foundation Eye New Mouse Model Against MS, July 1, 2013
Neurology Now, Make It Better, June 2013
Genetic Engineering News, Top 20 Grant-Giving Disease Foundations, May 28, 2013
FierceBiotech, Foundations Fuel Risky Biotech Ventures, March 27, 2013
Philanthropic Intelligence, When your giving feels like just a drop in the bucket…a great Medical Research funding story, March 14, 2013
Brain Health Fair Coming to San Diego Saturday, March 16, March 13, 2013
FasterCures, Honest Brokers for Cures: How Venture Philanthropy Groups are changing biomedical research, March 5, 2013
SF Business Times, Benevolence meets market: Newly launched disease nonprofits quickly realize that kindness isn't enough, March 1, 2013
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Recent Press Releases

The Myelin Repair Foundation and NIH Enter Agreement for the Clinical Development of MRF-008, a Drug Repurposing Opportunity for Multiple Sclerosis (January 27, 2014)
Dr. Ted Yednock Joins Myelin Repair Foundation’s Drug Discovery Advisory Board (December 5, 2013)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Enters First International Partnership with Bionure, Inc. (October 31, 2013)
Scott Johnson to Receive BayBio Award at 10th Annual Pantheon Ceremony (October 16, 2013)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Partners with Gencia Corporation to Advance Myelin Repair Therapeutics for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (August 13, 2013)
Myelin Repair Foundation Grants License for Novel Mouse Model to Biogen Idec (July 1, 2013)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Announces Expansion of its Patent Portfolio (April 22, 2013)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from Anonymous Trust to Accelerate Myelin Repair Therapeutics for Multiple Sclerosis (March 12, 2013)
Ballenger Trust Selects the Myelin Repair Foundation to Advance Myelin Repair Therapeutic Development for Multiple Sclerosis (December 18, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation to Present at Partnering for Cures 2012 (November 28, 2012)
Nature Biotechnology Study Highlights New Myelin Specific Approach to Treat Multiple Sclerosis (November 19, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation to Present at 11TH Annual BIO Investor Forum (October 5, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Launches Its Internship Program Examining the Clinical Drug Development Process in Phase 2 and 3 Clinical Trial Failures (August 30, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Achieves Phase 1 Myelin Repair Clinical Trial (June 14, 2012)
Nature Neuroscience Study Shows Unique Scientific Support for Potential New Myelin Repair Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis (May 20, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation Welcomes University of California, San Francisco’s Dr. Jonah Chan to its Research Consortium (May 8, 2012)
Multiple Sclerosis Expert Dr. Alfred Sandrock from Biogen Idec Joins the Myelin Repair Foundation's Clinical Advisory Board (March 13, 2012)
Myelin Repair Foundation's President Scott Johnson awarded the Research!America Gordon and Llura Gund Leadership Award. (March 12, 2012)
Myelin Repair Foundation Research Fosters a Clinical Trial for Multiple Sclerosis. (March 7, 2012)
The Myelin Repair Foundation and ENDECE Neural Form Collaboration to Develop Myelin Regenerative Compounds for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment. (February 8, 2012)
Myelin Repair Foundation Launches the New Myelin Repair Foundation Translational Medicine Center. (January 4, 2012)
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Background Information

Myelin Repair Foundation Overview (PDF)
The Myelin Repair Foundation's Translational Medicine Platform (PDF)
View entire background and whitepaper archive.

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Video Interviews and Talks

Hear Myelin Repair Foundation CEO Scott Johnson talk about how we're accelerating research for myelin repair therapeutic drugs for multiple sclerosis.

Mendel's Pod:
When Drug Discovery Gets Personal

Watch When Drug Discovery Gets Personal

12Gurus 2012:
Where are the Cures?

Media Contact

Jennifer Chang
Phone: 408-871-2410
Email: jchang@myelinrepair.org