The MSIF McDonald Fellowship was established in 2007 to honour the memory of Professor Ian McDonald, a world leader in MS research and former Chairman of MSIF’s International Medical and Scientific Board (IMSB).
A unique aspect of the awards is that they are aimed at people from emerging countries. The awards fund recipients to travel to another country to further their research, thereby fostering international research collaboration. The awards also encourage recipients to take home their new skills to increase support for people with MS in their home countries, many of which have limited resources. Dr Maghzi is working on biomarker imaging.