BelongMS – Improving Life with Multiple Sclerosis

The world’s largest social and professional network for managing and navigating treatment

free and anonymous for multiple sclerosis patient and caregivers

BelongMS – Improving Life with Multiple Sclerosis

The world’s largest social and professional network for managing and navigating treatment

free and anonymous for multiple sclerosis patient and caregivers

Our

Our

Mission

Improving patient quality of life & quality of care worldwide,
through technology, services, data and AI

Belong News

What to do during an attack?

Of course the first step is to contact the attending physician and if necessary, get…

Hydrotherapy and MS

Hydrotherapy, also referred to as water or aquatic therapy, is a rehabilitation method for many…

Emotional Benefits by Adding Nurse Care

Researchers investigated the effect of adding a specialized nurse practitioner (NP) to MS patients’ standard…

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A Glance at Our Features

Direct Chat with World-Renowned Professional Experts

Leading experts address questions asked by both patients and caregivers in various professional groups, including: oncologist, radiologic, doctors in different fields, researchers, allied disciplines and other experts who provide patients with reliable information & education.

A Supportive & Interactive Patient Community

An attentive and supportive social network of patients and caregivers.

The forums provide assistance and support: users share their personal experiences, tips and information, support one another and assist each other in coping with daily challenges, recovery, and the many facets of the journey.

Personalized Content & Updates

Breakthrough Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Big Data technological capabilities enable personalized content & updates as well as treatment navigation tools that provide tips and reminders every step of the way.

Digital Medical Binder - Files

No need to carry a huge binder. All your medical records are organized digitally in one place and can be shared privately with family members, friends, and medical professionals.

Find Clinical Trials

Per request, Belong’s matching feature uses machine learning and clinical trial-specific NLP algorithms to analyse available trials around the globe.

Our Experts

Dr. Eyal Morag
Chairman of Radiology

Belong group – Ask the Radiologist
Dr. Eyal Morag, M.D., Chairman of Radiology at the Assuta Ashdod Medical Center. Graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. He interned in medicine at Brockton Hospital, Brockton, MA. Dr. Eyal Morag completed his Radiology residency at Harvard Medical School, where he also received fellowship training in cardiovascular and interventional radiology. He then joined private practice in Western MA where he served as Chief of Radiology for several years. He then moved to Toledo, Ohio where he was the Regional Radiology Director for Mercy Health Hospitals. Dr. Eyal Morag is certified by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Ron Milo
Director of MS Center

Belong group – Ask the Neurologist
My name is Ron Milo, and I am the Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Barzilai MC. I graduated from the Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem and completed my residency in neurology at Assaf Harofeh MC and a research fellowship in neuroimmunology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. I’m involved in comprehensive care of patients with MS, basic and clinical research in MS, teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and neurologists and lecturing at professional and patient meetings globally. My interests include the immunology and epidemiology of MS, new therapies, immunomodulation, cognitive dysfunction and the conduction of clinical trials. I’m the Secretary of the Israel Society of Neuroimmunology and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the Israel MS Society. I am also a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the board of the MS International Federation (MSIF) and the Scientific Panel on MS of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN).

Dr. Itay Lotan
Senior Neurologist

Belong Group – MS & Coronavirus
Dr. Itay Lotan, a Post- doctoral research fellow, General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Massachusetts, Boston, MA. He received MD degree from the University of Bologna and completed his neurology residency at Rabin MC, where he worked as a senior neurologist. Serving in this position, he gained his experience in treating patients with MS and other immune-mediated neurological diseases, including mainly NMOSD and MOG-associated antibody disease (MOGAD). Dr. Itay Lotan, recently completed a research fellowship in the MS comprehensive care center at NYU Langone Health, New York, where he further explored several pathogenic and therapeutical aspects of these conditions. He dedicated to improve the understanding of the mechanisms predisposing individuals to develop these medical conditions. He also focus on enhancing the ability to diagnose and monitor the disease and to find new ways to treat them, with the ultimate goal of improving patients care and quality of life.

Dr. Mark Freedman
Director of MS research unit

Belong group – Ask the Neurologist
Dr. Freedman is a professor of medicine in the field of neurology at the University of Ottawa, as well as director of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Unit at the Ottawa Hospital and a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He graduated U of T, holds his Masters Degree in Molecular Neurochemistry and continued his postgraduate work specializing in neurology and neuroimmunology. His specialized training took him to institutes and hospitals worldwide. He holds his specialist certification in all of Canada and is a Fellow of both the American Neurological Association & the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Freedman has over 35 years of experience in the management of patients with MS and has been the principal investigator on many clinical trials with new therapeutic agents for MS. He serves on the editorial boards for several journals and also served on several committees worldwide and is the President-Elect of the Americas Committee for Treatment & Research in MS.

Dr. Staley A. Brod
Director, Division of MS/Neuro-Immunology

Belong group -Ask the Neurologist
Staley A. Brod, M.D. is a Professor of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Brod has an MD from the MCO in 1981, Neurology Residency at Yale University Medical School and is Board Certified in Neurology. He was an Associate Physician in Neurology at the Harvard Medical School from 1987-1991 and a Professor at UT-Houston from 1993-2014. He is currently Director, Division of MS/Neuro-Immunology at the MCW. Dr. Brod has published over 100 abstracts and was an award winner from the NMSS to study the mechanism underlying the passive transfer of resistance to EAE from donors ingesting IFN-alpha, is an investigator of a grant investigating the basic mechanisms of MS and was awarded an NIH grant to evaluate the biologic effects of oral interferon alpha in RRMS.

Dr. Michael Vainrib
Head of Neuro-Urology Service

Belong group – Ask the Urologist
My name is Dr. Michael Vainrib, A leading urologist and the chairman of the Department of Neuro-Urology at Meir Medical Center. He instruct medical students and urology residents.. Upon completion of the Urology residency, he was a fellow in the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The fellowship program in neuro-urology included female urology, male voiding dysfunction, and reconstructive surgery. During the program, Dr. Michael Vainrib, treated MS patients, spinal cord injuries, and other neurological problems that are associated with bladder control and urinary incontinence, in a leading rehabilitation center in the U.S.

Danielle Best
Clinical Dietician

Belong group – Nutrition and MS
Danielle Best , Registered Dietitian. A clinical dietitian in a hospital , have experience working in a Bariatric Surgery clinic. She is passionate about the power of nutrition as a means of improving overall health and well-being. Over the years, a lot of research has shown the importance of nutrition in many different conditions and chronic diseases. In the case of Multiple Sclerosis, the right nutrition can dramatically improve common side effects such as low energy and digestive problems and can improve overall health and well-being. The topic of nutrition can be confusing due to the differing recommendations found online.

Lizzie Rubin
Sex Therapist

Belong group – Sexuality & MS
Lizzie Rubin, a registered nurse for about 30 years and an AASECT-certified sex therapist. She has been providing sexuality, relationships, and intimacy therapy for individuals, couples, and groups in the last several years. As human beings, most of us want to be in a relationship and experience intimacy and sexuality. Chronic disease can affect desire, arousal, and sexual function. Lizzie believe that you can still have a positive and healthy sexual relationship! We can find new powers within ourselves and our partners on the therapeutic journey. It might be a little different, need more creativity, but nonetheless- satisfying and joyful.

Users

Are Our

#1

Priority

BelongMS
Charlotte R.

“Its been exciting sharing treatment stories, building friendships, and learning from other peoples experiences.”

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Corrie H.

“I absolutely love this app!!!!! I’ve had Multiple Sclerosis for almost 16 years, and would be lost without it!!!”

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Grace U.

“I love how there is a place for us faithful patients with this diagnosis to share openly with no fear or judgement. Thank you!”

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Kelli V.

“So much information! I love learning ways to help myself. This is exactly what I need!”

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LuLu G.

“I like this app because I can talk to others and get helpful tips on how to navigate life with MS.”

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Shawn E.

“Love the app like that you can connect with other people that’s going through the same thing or something similar and can discuss it”

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Sherri M.

“It’s so nice to hear from others and drs to answer questions and most of all that we are not alone.”

Belong.Life is a leading global tech provider of high-engagement patient communities and care platforms, supporting millions of patients worldwide.

Among Belong.Life’s brands are the world’s largest social and professional networks for cancer patients (Belong – Beating Cancer Together) and multiple sclerosis patients (BelongMS), as well as i-Belong, BelongIBD, BelongPSOCoronApp (select countries), and more.

Belong.Life’s mission is to improve quality of life and quality of care worldwide through technology, engagement, data, and AI.

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