Please check out Dr. Williams appearance on the PIX11 Morning News! Here he discusses the symptoms of multiple sclerosis to raise MS awareness. http://video.pix11.com/Raising-awareness-and-recognizing-symptoms-of-MS...
Dr. Saud Sadiq has recently been asked to appear as an expert in Multiple Sclerosis for the website Sharecare.com. Here you will find Dr. Sadiq answer some frequently asked questions about multiple sclerosis.
The Tisch MS Research Center has had twelve scientific research presentations accepted to the 66th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. The conference is the largest gathering of the neurological community in the world and will take place at the end of April in Philadelphia.
The Tisch MSRCNY Phase I Clinical Stem Cell Trial was featured on the CBS Evening News on Mond
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Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada and previously known as Campath) has not been approved by the FDA during their recent evaluation. The FDA sites significant concerns over the medication's safety profile as well as the design of some of the studies. The FDA has requested more safety and efficacy data from future clinical trials. Genzyme plans on appealing this decision.
Dr. Andrew Sylvester provided Grand Rounds this morning. He discussed the disorder known as Neuromyelitis Optica or Devic’s Disease. This condition is similar to Multiple Sclerosis in many regards and was once thought to be a variation of MS. Over the last few years, however, the syndrome has been investigated extensively and is a distinct disorder, with a different pathophysiology from MS.
Many of you have requested information on the published papers Dr. Deneb Bates referred to during her presentation on The Healing Environment. We are pleased to post the abstracts and links to where those papers can be obtained.
Influence of Dietary Components on Regulatory T Cells
Commensal Microbiota and Myelin Autoantigen Cooperate to Trigger Autoimmune...
Dr. Deneb Bates spoke at Grand Rounds today, providing an overview of naturopathic medicine and specifically how it relates to the pathology of Multiple Sclerosis. The main points of the discussion related to environmental factors associated with MS. The role of stress and how it relates to the integrity of the pituitary-hypothalamic-adrenal axis, which is essential for normal steroid production in the body and the stress response, was discussed in depth.