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My aHSCT story – Keryn Ashworth

March 16, 2022 | My Story, Treatments

People often asked me ‘what research I did’ before deciding on a stem cell transplant in Russia…. Short answer ……’nothing’. I learnt that over the years of having this disease and my steady decline, that MS does not allow you […]


People with Multiple Sclerosis Need Your Signature

March 16, 2022 | Advocacy, Treatments

MSNZ and those impacted by Multiple Sclerosis need your help! As you may be aware, MS is an autoimmune disease where the body’s own immune system attacks the myelin sheath around nerves in the brain and spine. This interrupts messages […]


Have you had a Stem Cell transplant for Multiple Sclerosis?

February 9, 2022 | Education, Research, Study, Treatments

New Zealand Neurologists are undertaking a survey of people who have travelled overseas to have a bone marrow (stem cell) transplant for multiple sclerosis. The study involves answering a questionnaire and giving consent for doctors to access your medical records. […]


My aHSCT Story – Anne Besley

February 9, 2022 | Life with MS, Treatments

My name is Anne Besley. I am a 51-year-old mum, wife, daughter, sister, friend and registered nurse and in a past life a registered nurse. I live in West Auckland. Originally hailing from Africa (born in Zambia, raised in South […]


My aHSCT Story – Bronwyn Hutchison

January 11, 2022 | Life with MS, MS Voice, Newsletter, Treatments

I was 30 years old and working as a civil litigator when I woke up one morning in July 2011 with a complete loss of vision in my right eye. I was diagnosed with optic neuritis and warned of the […]