Exploring Circadian Rhythmicity in Multiple Sclerosis

Shift Work Disruptions and MS Susceptibility

The traditional 9-to-5 job is no longer the sole ‘norm’. Shift work,...

The Future of MS Treatment: Personalized Approaches Based on Circadian Rhythmicity

The search for more effective treatments for conditions like Multiple Sclerosis (MS)...

Decoding the Scientific Link Between MS and Depression

Multiple Sclerosis is a complex neurological disorder that affects both physical symptoms...

Safeguarding Confidentiality in Research with REDCap

In the ever-evolving landscape of research, ensuring the confidentiality of participants is...

Understanding Ecological Momentary Assessments (EMA)

In the intricate world of epidemiological research, a powerful tool known as...

Welcome to the CircaMS survey!

Welcome to the CircaMS project!  CircaMS was built by an interdisciplinary group...

Welcome to CircaMS

Welcome to the website of the CircaMS project! CircaMS was built by an interdisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians based in Kingston, Ontario. Our study aims to better understand how the symptoms experienced by people with MS can fluctuate daily, and why these fluctuations might be important for MS management. We are particularly interested in exploring the relationship between circadian rhythms (also known as our 24-hour sleep-wake cycle) and MS progression. Learn more about CircaMS below:

Goal of the study: People with MS can experience daily fluctuations in their experience of fatigue and/or pain. How these are felt throughout the day may vary, and understanding these patterns of fluctuations may give us clues about why symptoms occur and how to better manage them.

If you decide to participate, we ask that you complete:

A baseline questionnaire (PART 1) on your condition, medical history, general health, and other symptoms. It should take you about 15 minutes to complete.

A diary (PART 2) of your fatigue and other symptoms 3 times a day for at least 10 days using our online tool and your electronic device with internet access (smartphone, tablet or laptop). This should take about 1 minute per report (so about 3 minutes per day).