A group of professional science writers and editors oversees MSDF and produces the site’s content. The staff works in collaboration with a distinguished research and development advisory board and operates under the auspices of the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis. Members of the research community initiate and participate in discussions, suggest story ideas, and communicate needs for centralized online resources that will help them succeed in their collective effort to untangle the causes of this devastating illness and develop therapeutic compounds and strategies.