Waugh Family Chair in Multiple Sclerosis

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The Waugh Family Chair in Multiple Sclerosis, established in 2014, was created to advance research in the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) and is dedicated to improving health care for patients living with MS. The role is currently held by:

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MS is a chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system compromising the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve. It is estimated to affect more than 3,400 Manitobans and 100,000 Canadians.

Funding assists Manitoba researchers, partnered with the MS Society to make new discoveries that enhance understanding of the causes of MS and have a positive impact on its treatment.

The Department of Internal Medicine gratefully recognizes the generous contribution of the donors who made this chair possible:

  • Waugh Family Foundation
  • College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
  • Research Manitoba
  • Dr. Alfred E. Deacon Medical Research Foundation Inc.
  • The Department of Internal Medicine Physician Faculty

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