IMSGC

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IMSGCInternational Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium
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In 2007, the IMSGC completed the largest replicated whole genome scan specific to MS conducted to date.
In 2008, the IMSGC won a large research grant from the Wellcome Trust to undertake a whole genome scan involving approximately 10,000 individuals with MS to identify MS-related genes.
The International MS Genetics Consortium (IMSGC), which was established with support from the National MS Society, took a fresh look at data from two previous genome-wide scans for MS-related gene variations.
The Web site www.msgene.org is a collection of published genome-wide MS studies, launched by IMSGC collaborators and hosted by the Alzheimer Research Forum Web site.
Oksenberg, who is a member of the strategy group of the Society-funded International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC), is convinced that genetics will lead to more personalized treatments.
This award propelled the formation of the IMSGC, an international group of investigators with expertise in genetics, database design/construction, and clinical assessment and immunology of MS.
In 2007, the IMSGC completed the largest replicated whole genome scan (scan of all the genes in the body) for MS to date, identifying two new genetic variations associated with MS.
Hauser's excitement about MS genetics is due to the work of the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC), a group of international MS genetic experts created with funding from the Society.