Based On Experiences of People with MS
Written By Doctors
Peer Reviewed By Leading Medical Experts
Input By People From The MS Community

Astrid & Melissa's Story

Astrid is a writer, advocate and board member. Telling stories - and saying what needs to be said - is her goal. Astrid is a National Advocate for MS Australia, and blogs about chronic disease and living with MS under the pseudonym LadywithMS...

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MS Xplained

About Medicine X

We translate complicated 'doctor speak' into an entertaining and engaging language - so that every person regardless of age, gender, culture and condition, can have access to medical information they can understand.

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MS Xplained -
A Collaborative Community Effort

A wide community contributed to MS Xplained. The starting point being the stories of Astrid and Mel. From this, we involved medical experts, relevant medical bodies and institutions. The story was then peer reviewed, and shared with a focus group of people with MS to help evolve and optimise the content. So thank you to all those involved.

  • Professor Simon Broadley

    BSC (HONS), MB, CHB, MRCP (UK), PHD, CCST(NEUROLOGY), FRACP

  • Dr Elizabeth McDonald

    MBBS FAFRM RACP
    Chair - Social and Applied Research Sub-Committee

  • Professor Allan Kermode

    MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP

  • Associate Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott

    PHD, FRACP

  • Louise Hatter

    RN, MS Cert of Nursing, MSCN.
    MS Sepcialist Nurse
    MS Society of WA (INC)

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