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The Myelin Repair Foundation

California 94010
A World Without Multiple Sclerosis The Myelin Repair Foundation (MRF) is the world’s largest research organization exclusively focused on developing the next generation of treatments for multiple sclerosis — myelin repair. Myelin repair is the only current research approach that... Full Bio
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A World Without Multiple Sclerosis

The Myelin Repair Foundation (MRF) is the world’s largest research organization exclusively focused on developing the next generation of treatments for multiple sclerosis — myelin repair. Myelin repair is the only current research approach that has the potential to actually repair nerve damage and halt the progress of multiple sclerosis.

What sets us apart from other multiple sclerosis research organizations is our aggressiveAccelerated Research Collaboration™ (ARC™) model. The model is organized around one principle — to get a safe and effective myelin repair treatment to patients as quickly as humanly possible. Today we are on track toward the first myelin repair phase one clinical trial by 2014.

“A lifesaving shakeup in the world of medical research.” — Fortune Magazine

The Myelin Repair Foundation (a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization) was founded in 2002 by business consultant, serial entrepreneur and patient advocate Scott Johnson. Scott had a vision that medical research could be done more efficiently and effectively by applying simple business strategies to traditional academic research and facilitating the translation of that research into commercially viable patient treatments.

Since then, the Myelin Repair Foundation has garnered attention of more than 70 research organizations, media such as NewsweekThe Wall Street Journal and The San Francisco Chronicle as well as government agencies, including NASA.

Our work is made possible by the generous support of individuals, foundations and corporations who believe the Myelin Repair Foundation’s model and attention to all phases of drug development offers the most promising research approach for people with multiple sclerosis and millions of others living with chronic diseases who can’t afford to wait.