No. Ms is an auto-immune disorder that arises not from genetics but from a sequence of events in ones life that triggers the process.
Risk. Although ms is likely mediated via susceptibility factors, the chance of a mother afflicted by ms having a child also with ms is only about 3-5%.
MS GENETICS. Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in people with genetic susceptibilities under specific environmental influences. Certain genes create increased risk such as hla-dr-1, hla-dr-2, and hla-dr-b1, but parental presence is not necessarily directly passed from parent to child and MS is not considered specifically a genetic disorder. Read more...