More MS news articles for Aug 2001

Boost for MS treatment

Thu, 30 Aug 2001 11:26 AEST

The treatment of multiple sclerosis in Victoria is about to receive a boost, with the establishment of a new research and treatment centre in suburban Melbourne.

The MS Society has announced the establishment of the National Neurological Centre at Blackburn in Melbourne's east.

Chief Executive, Lindsay McMillan, says it will become a centre of excellence in the study and treatment of a range of neurological diseases.

"It will actually house the best of the best advice and assessment of people with MS, to give them an understanding of what is available to them, to have access to the best specialist advice from a medical and a non-medical point of view," he said.

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