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04/24/2019

Why should I join a support group? “I don’t like hearing other’s sob stories”, “I’m shy”, “I don’t like speaking in groups”, “I don’t have time”. Can you relate? I am sure every person who belongs to a support group had one or more of these thoughts before they took the plunge. The main purpose of a support group is for members to feel heard, understood and cared for. Members’ feedback validates emotional reactions — even through laughter when frustrations or anecdotes strike a chord (... more

04/12/2019

More than just a pretty smile, maintaining optimal oral health is essential for staying healthy. The oral cavity has a unique composition of healthy bacteria and yeasts commonly called “normal flora.” The balance of organisms can easily be altered by systemic illness, treatments, or poor oral hygiene. Even individuals with ideal physical and mental health can be challenged in their pursuit of optimal oral health. People with complicated medical and/or mental health problems have a greater... more

04/02/2019

We are pleased to announce, Dr. James W. Stark, Assistant Medical Director and Director of Clinical Trials at the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP) has been elected a Fellow Member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). This outstanding achievement recognizes the contributions Dr. Stark has made to the Academy and to the neurology community. To receive this prestigious honor, accomplishments both academically and clinically were taken into consideration. These... more

03/28/2019

The FDA has announced approval of the oral drug, Mayzent (siponimod) for the treatment of clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting MS as well as for active secondary progressive MS. Mayzent (siponimod) comes from the same family of drugs as Gilenya (fingolimod), however Mayzent binds to more specific receptors in the body. This means that we believe this new drug will be just as effective as Gilenya but should have fewer side effects and adverse reactions. Mayzent should be... more

03/19/2019

For those living with multiple sclerosis, seasonal temperatures can have a major impact. With the spring season approaching, Healthline published an article on seasonal "zingers" in MS and featured our very own Dr. Stark as an expert in the field!

To read the article, please click here.

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03/11/2019

For Immediate Release

TISCH MS RESEARCH CENTER OF NEW YORK AWARDED $1 MILLION NATIONAL MS SOCIETY GRANT FOR PHASE II STEM CELL RESEARCH

Momentum Continues in Landmark Study Targeting Repair and Regeneration

New York, NY – March 11, 2019 – Tisch MS Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) today announced that... more

02/26/2019

The March issue of Vanity Fair features actress and IMSMP patient Selma Blair discussing her battle with multiple sclerosis transforming her into the warrior she is today. We are proud to share her interview here:

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/02/selma-blairs-transformation

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02/06/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Saud A. Sadiq who has been named a 2019 Top Doctor in the field of Neurology for the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly. In addition, Dr. Sadiq has also been named a 2019 America's Top Doctor in the field of Neurology by Castle Connolly.

The mission of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is to help consumers find the best healthcare. To this end, they publish a variety of books including the "Top Doctors"... more

02/05/2019

Gong Hei Fat Choy! Gong Xi Fa Cai! 2019 is the Year of the Pig, which represents fortune and luck. Wishing great happiness and prosperity to everyone celebrating Chinese New Year!

02/04/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Armistead D. Williams III, who has been named a 2019 Top Doctor in the field of Neurology for the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly!

The mission of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is to help consumers find the best healthcare. To this end, they publish a variety of books including the "Top Doctors" series, the most popular of which is America's Top Doctors®. The top doctors who are listed in their books and on their... more

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