ADAMS: Multiple sclerosis study

The Genetic Association study in individuals of Diverse Ancestral backgrounds with Multiple Sclerosis (ADAMS)

This study is looking to understand how changes in the genetic code can cause multiple sclerosis in people from different ancestral and ethnic backgrounds.

This study is led by a team of researchers based at Queen Mary University of London.  It is funded by the Medical Research Council, the MS Society and Barts Charity.


  • Aged 18+
  • Diagnosed with MS (multiple sclerosis)
  • Have a non-European ancestry/heritage (eg African, Caribbean, South Asian etc)


  • Online/by post


  • A saliva sample, will be sent through the post for you to do at home and return in a prepaid envelope
  • A questionnaire asking some questions about you, your ancestry/heritage and your MS diagnosis.

Recruiting until

  • 31 December 2023

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