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03/28/2016

To All IMSMP Patients:

As of March 28th, 2016 New York State has mandated that all prescriptions must be e-prescribed. This is a good change but it will require some changes from both the doctors and patients. The change is a result of the I-STOP (Internet System for Tracking Overprescribing) bill passed in 2012, which is primarily intended to curb prescription drug abuse. However this applies to all prescriptions, whether they are controlled substances or not. A positive outcome is... more

03/28/2016

Dr. Saud A. Sadiq speaks about the Tisch MSRCNY Stem Cell on NY1 during National MS Awareness Month. Click Here to View the Story on NY1 News

03/18/2016

                  As I approach my nine year anniversary with this disease, ironically following a week in NY seeing Dr. Sadiq and Dr. Kanter, it feels like a good time to share my story.

April 7, 2007 – A Few days after returning from coaching youth ice hockey at an away game championship series, I woke up paralyzed from the chest down, barely able to move my legs.  My first thoughts were to just wait it out (thinking surely I’d rebound), but eventually I made an adult decision and... more

03/10/2016

In October 2010, the first of a swing of symptoms that lead to my diagnosis began. I was in my final year studying for my degree in Art at the time. I had been working on my dissertation.  I had a slight numbness in my right index finger and thumb, which I thought was caused by excessive use of pens/pencils at the time. Soon that numbness travelled and my hand was numb. I went to a doctor in my college and they thought it was perhaps nerve damage, possibly caused by my sleep position at... more

03/09/2016

Dr. Saud A. Sadiq spoke to Joan Hamburg from WABC770 Radio on the research happening at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York and the advances happening in the field of MS. During National MS Awareness Month, Dr. Sadiq explains the importance of finding the cause so that we may find the cure and look toward a future without MS. Click the link below to listen to the full interview - it will also air Saturday, March 12th on the Joan Hamburg Show -  WABC770 Radio during 1:00pm-3:00pm.

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02/26/2016

The staff at the IMSMP are constantly encouraged and inspired by the accomplishments and activities of our patients. We are proud of what so many of our patients have done in their personal and professional lives.

During National MS Awareness Month, the IMSMP will be highlighting the remarkable things our patients do and the accomplishments they achieve. Whether it's attitude, staying healthy, working, giving back to the community - basically, living life and reaching goals. If you,... more

02/22/2016

Dr. Violaine Harris, Senior Research Scientist at Tisch MSRCNY discusses the research involved in our stem cell trial, what HSCT is and how it differs from our stem cell treatment, and ways you can support the important work happening in the lab at Tisch MS Research Center of New York. Click here to view the full video on MSTranslate  

02/16/2016

Congratulations to Dr. Saud A. Sadiq who has been recognized in Castle Connolly's "America's Top Doctors" and "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area for 2016." Dr. Sadiq was recently interviewed on Bioinformant.com on the promising results from our FDA approved stem cell trial for MS.

CLICK HERE FOR THE Q&A WITH DR. SADIQ ON BIOINFORMANT.COM

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

02/10/2016

Congratulations to Dr. Sylvester on his selection as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the specialty of Neurology for 2016. In addition, Dr. Sylvester has been named a leading Physician of the World. Selected for their experience, forward thinking, and highest quality of care, the Leading Physicians of the World, are the most distinguished and desired medical professionals from every specialty.

 

Click here for Dr. Andrew Sylvester's full bio

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