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Offline agate

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WELCOME to ssalimi!
« on: September 28, 2016, 04:46:00 pm »
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ssalimi, WELCOME!

I'm sorry there isn't a crowd of people here to welcome you just now. Members drift in and out here and use this place as a reference now and again.

It's good if someone besides me is posting!

Feel free to post threads or reply to posts--and help yourself to the Photo Gallery if you want a place to post photos.
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SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

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Re: WELCOME to ssalimi!
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2016, 01:47:47 pm »
A new member has joined this board. 

ssalimi, WELCOME!

I'm sorry there isn't a crowd of people here to welcome you just now. Members drift in and out here and use this place as a reference now and again.

It's good if someone besides me is posting!

Feel free to post threads or reply to posts--and help yourself to the Photo Gallery if you want a place to post photos.


Thank you! Seems like you really do your research and I am enjoying looking through all your posts! Another invaluable resource to add among others!

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Offline agate

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Re: WELCOME to ssalimi!
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2016, 05:03:15 pm »
I have a Ph.D. but it's not in a medical field. I feel that I may have some skills that are useful in sorting through the vast amount of material about MS and maybe, after many years of contact with MS research, being able to select at least some significant items among the news and articles that come my way.

I get regular e-mails from many medical sources, including JAMA, NEJM, BMJ, PubMed, Berkeley Wellness, Neurology, and PLoS.  I also subscribe to the newsletters and other publications from the National MS Society, the MSAA and the MS Foundation. 

I don't work hard at publicizing this site. I don't send regular e-mails to anyone and don't ever solicit donations. Many with MS have been impoverished as a result of their disorder. I have no wish to make life more difficult for them by asking for funds.

 
I try to keep in mind that the readers here are people with MS (or with an interest in MS), not medical practitioners or researchers, and I try to avoid posting material that is too technical.

Please don't hesitate to post any material that you think would be of interest.
MS Speaks--online for 13 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.