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Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence

MSCoE LogoThe Veterans Affairs Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence (MSCoE) are dedicated to furthering the understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS), its impact on Veterans, and effective treatments to help manage MS. By partnering with Veterans, caregivers, health care professionals, MS advocates, Veteran service organizations, and community health care institutes, MSCoE strives to minimize impairment and maximize quality of life for Veterans with MS.

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MSCoE is committed to ensuring access to VA MS health care services. To help in this process, a national network of MS care has been created. This network consists of the MSCoE East and West Coordinating Centers and the MS Regional Programs and MS Support Programs

Each Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) will have at least one MS Regional Program that will serve as a source for MS specialty consultation and education. 

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July: MSCoE at Paralyzed Veterans of America Summit

MSCoE will be presenting and have a booth at the Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Summit and Expo. We encourage VA health care professionals to attend this important meeting. For information on the meeting, please visit www.summitpva.org/


Links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by MSCoE of any of the products, services, or opinions of the organization. MSCoE bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

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The VA ranks as one of the nation’s leaders in health research. Thousands of studies are conducted at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes each year. This research has significantly contributed to advancements in health care for Veterans and other Americans from every walk of life.

Learn about MSCoE research on our Professionals and Veterans research pages.

Recent VA Provider Publications

Impact of Comorbid Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on MS in Military Veterans: A Population-Based Cohort Study

The Economic Burden of MS in the United States: Estimate of Direct and Indirect Costs

Signal Detection Theory as a Novel Tool to Understand Cognitive Fatigue in Individuals With MS

Relationship Between Balance Confidence and Social Engagement in People with MS

The Role of Cognitive Impairment on Physical Therapy Attendance and Outcomes in MS

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Treatment Response and Tolerability in MS: A Comparative Study

Depression and Inflammatory Markers in Veterans with MS

Demographic and Clinical Factors are Associated with Frequent Short-notice Cancellations in Veterans with MS on Disease Modifying Therapies

Gray Matter Blood-Brain Barrier Water Exchange Dynamics are Reduced in Progressive MS

The Role of B Cells in Primary Progressive MS


Disclaimer: Links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by MSCoE of any of the products, services, or opinions of the organization. MSCoE bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

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We are fortunate to have Veterans share their stories of living with MS. These stories are filled with life's challenges, the value of family and friends, lots of hopefulness, with a little sense of humor thrown in. We hope you will enjoy reading these stories and in a small way feel connected to others that are living with this disease.

YouTube Videos

Our YouTube series covers a variety issues effecting Veterans with MS. Each video shares perspectives from Veterans and their health care team.