Due to loss of power from Hurricane Sandy, the IMSMP is closed today, October 30th.  We plan on re-opening as soon as possible.  We apologize for any inconvenience.


The IMSMP requests any patient who has appointments scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30th to please call the center by 3pm today.  We would like to confirm you plan on keeping this appointment.  The IMSMP will close at 3pm today.  Please stay safe as the storm approaches.


Please check out the slideshow seen at the 15th Annual MSRCNY Patient Symposium.  Photos by Alden Reiss.


We look forward to seeing you at the Hilton New York this Sunday!


The IMSMP will be closing early at 1:30pm today. The offices and infusion suite will remain closed through the weekend and on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd. We will re-open on Tuesday, September 4th. We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend!


The social work department is pleased to offer a second Spouses’ and Partners’ Support Group because of the popularity and demand for a forum in which spouses/partners of people with MS can share experiences and support each other.  

We are also seeking more participants for the following support groups:

· Professional Men’s Group - men who are working despite physical impairment.

· Newly Diagnosed Group - people who have been diagnosed with MS in the last 3 years....


By:  Dr. Armistead D.  Williams

A lot of our patients have asked about the recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports that beta interferons do not prevent disability.

Here’s our take:

This study has two important flaws. The first is that it compared people who took an interferon against a group of people who chose not to take interferon. This comparison group had mild MS for almost twice as long as the interferon group (5.6 versus 3...


By: Dr. James W. Stark

The recent journal of Neurology (Volume 79, Number 3, July 17th, 2012) has published three separate studies examining the role of vitamin D supplementation and disease activity in Multiple Sclerosis. All three studies demonstrated either a benefit to high vitamin D levels or a worsened outcome with low levels. Specifically, one study showed that patients with high vitamin D levels on IFN-B therapy had lower relapse rates, while another study came to the same...


Come join a supportive team of nurses and doctors in delivering cutting edge, healthcare to our patients.  We are a multi-disciplinary neurology practice and treatment center looking for a hard-working, dedicated individual.  We offer an excellent working environment and on-site training.  Full-time day shift with competitive salary and benefits offered.  Please fax resume to (212) 265-8194 or email , attention Alison. 


SAVE the DATE: OCTOBER 21st, 2012The MSRCNY will hold its 15th annual free patient symposium on Sunday, October 21st at The Hilton in New York City. The doors open at 8:30AM and talks will be from 9:30am to 2:30pm. This event is open to patients, family members and caregivers. For more information and to register go to:



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