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By The Skanner News
Published: 29 October 2020

Providence Brain Institute’s MS Center, in partnership with leading African American neurologists across the country, has launched a first of its kind effort to identify Black people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The National African American MS Registry (NAAMSR) will be used to estimate the number and geographic distribution of Black patients with MS. Identifying these patients is important because Black people are 13.5% of the U.S. population yet fewer than 1% are included in clinical trials which may be important to their treatment and…

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