On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Dr. Saud A. Sadiq and Dr. Violaine Harris met with a congressional supporter of our stem cell program. Following this discussion, The Tisch MS Research Center of New York submitted additional information to the FDA on June 18, 2013 and requested a formal meeting with the agency in the next 30 days.  We will keep you informed on the progress through an update on this website in approximately 6 weeks. 


Even if you feel that your symptoms are under control or if you’re experiencing long periods of time between relapses, learn why compliancy and failing to stick to your treatment plan can hasten the progression of MS. 


Beth DiBiase, Director of Social Work at the IMSMP, spoke at grand rounds this morning. Her talk was on the psychological impact MS has on our patients. The lecture was excellent and there was a prolonged discussion following, which involved every team in the center, from our administrative staff to physical therapy.


Check out an interview with Dr. Sadiq, titled "Stem Cells Hold Potential to Repair Immune Responses in MS Patients" featured on Science World Report.


Congratulations to Dr. Sadiq for his neurology listing in New York Magazine’s 2013 Best Doctor’s Issue! This is a great achievement and acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication that happens on a daily basis at the IMSMP and Tisch MS Research Center of New York!


Thursday, May 30, 2013: Dr. Sadiq presented his research on the experimental basis for stem cell therapy at the 2013 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) Annual Meeting held in Orlando, Florida.  For more on this conference go to:


Share your strength and courage by sharing your motto as seen here on the World MS website:


May 21, 2013 - With Memorial Day, the unofficial first day of summer, approaching this weekend, people with MS might be bracing for the heat that is sure to accompany the pleasurable part of summer.  Keeping your core body temperature cool during outdoor activities, and cooling down quickly when you get too hot, is essential to staving off heat-related MS symptoms.  Air conditioning and body cooling products like cooling vests  (


Dr. Stephen G. Waxman, MD, PhD, Bridget Marie Flaherty Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurobiology and of Pharmacology and Director, Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research, Yale University School of Medicine, presented a Grand Rounds lecture at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York on May 15, 2013. Instrumental in developing the field of sodium channel molecular biology and neurobiology, Dr. Waxman’s research has defined the ion channel architecture of myelinated...




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