Posts By: Karen Jones

12 Month Challenge – Daisy Harris

Daisy Harris  is doing 12 runs from this April until April 2019 in memory of her Mother. Raising money for the Centre over the year. She has already done her first challenge earlier in the month. Her fundraising page link is as follows: Here is the link to her blog if you wish to keep… Read more »

Miles to run London Marathon for MS Therapy

Miles Jones to run the London Marathon! On 22nd April 2018, MEPC’s Development Manager – Miles Jones – is running the London Marathon to raise money and awareness for the MS Therapy Centre, based at Milton Park. Join us in cheering him along, show your support and donate to raise money for this great charity. The Oxfordshire MS… Read more »

London Marathon

MEPC’s Development Manager, Miles Jones, is running the London Marathon on 22nd April to raise money for the Centre.  If you would like to sponsor him please visit

100 club March Winners

Linda Tierney, Sarah Chapell, Nandi Ablett,  winning a share of £95 between them. You have got to be in it to win it! Ask Reception for details……

Daclizumab withdrawn from NHS after safety concerns

Source MS Society: Disease modifying therapy daclizumab (Zinbryta) has been withdrawn from sale worldwide. Its manufacturers took the decision after reports that a number of people taking the treatment developed serious inflammatory brain disorders. Daclizumab will no longer be available on the NHS. All clinical trials involving the treatment will be stopped.  Read on.

MS drug hope

Source BBC: MS drug hope for secondary-progressive stage. A study of a new drug to treat advanced cases of multiple sclerosis suggests it may be possible to delay progression of the disease in the short term, although the effects were small. n a trial of 1,327 people, in The Lancet, 26% saw their disability worsen after… Read more »

Caroline Wyatt – My quest to stop MS in its tracks

Source BBC: A year on from gruelling stem cell treatment for her multiple sclerosis, BBC correspondent Caroline Wyatt reveals what effect the potentially life-changing “reboot” of her immune system has had on her life. The results of an international trial show stem cell transplants can vastly improve the lives of some people with multiple sclerosis. The… Read more »