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  • 2017-07-18 - EDMUS Foundation / OFSEP Call for research proposals

    The EDMUS Foundation, in partnership with the ARSEP Foundation, launches its second call for research proposals. It aims at fostering clinical research with relevance to multiple sclerosis and related disorders, provided the studies are using data collected by the Observatoire Français de la Sclérose en Plaques (OFSEP) and/or will collect new data that will enrich the OFSEP cohort. More details on the EDMUS Foundation website.

  • 2017-05-31 - World MS Day 2017

    World MS Day: 31th May 2017

  • 2017-03-31 - Publication of the study "SURVIMUS"

    The study "SURVIMUS", granted by the Foundation ARSEP and conducted on data collected by OFSEP, led to a new publication: An excessive risk of suicide may no longer be a reality for multiple sclerosis patients. Congratulations to the project team !

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. It appears mostly in young adults. Find out more

Patients’ informed consent is mandatory for data and biological samples collection and use. Find out more

OFSEP gives researchers access to clinical data, MRI scans and biological samples. Data description and samples catalog


In this part you will find documents intended for OFSEP participants, organised by theme. Its access is free for professionals willing to learn more about our activities.

ClinicalYou will find in this page the consent form and information sheet, data collection forms, data entry user guide, etc. See the clinical section

ImagingYou will find in this page the OFSEP MRI protocol, exam cards and sequence specifications, documents about MRI transfers, etc. See the imaging section

BiologyYou will find in this page the inclusion criteria, the sample management manual, the sample form, etc. See the biology section

Frequently Asked QuestionsProfessionals, find in this page the answers to frequently asked questions about OFSEP. Read the FAQ