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Stanford Mulitple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Program News and Events

News

Lawrence Steinman Immunology: A tolerant approach
Despite a long record of failure, a few immunologists continue to pursue precisely targed therapies for autoimmune disease.
May Han Found: Potential new way to predict some multiple-sclerosis patientsí disease course, drug response
Stanford neurologist May Han, MD, who specializes in MS, encounters questions like these from her patients on a daily basis. MS is an autoimmune disease of the brain and spinal cord that causes paralysis, blindness and other disabling symptoms. Over a million people, most of them young adults in the prime of life, suffer from MS worldwide.

NMSS Approves Stanford MS Center as Center for Comprehensive Care
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society approved the Stanford MS Center as an NMSS Partner in Care and as a Center for Comprehensive Care, making it only the 2nd Center for Comprehensive Care in Northern California.

Dr. Alexandra Goodyear joining Stanford faculty September 1, 2013
Alexandra Goodyear, MD, MS has been hired by the Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Center as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Goodyear recently completed the prestigious Sylvia Lawry Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship sponsored by the MS Society. She will join our faculty September 1, 2013 where she will be caring for patients and expanding her work in clinical trials.

Consortium CertificateStanford MS Center certified by the Consortium of MS Centers
The Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Center was awarded ongoing certification for 2014 as a member Center in good standing with the highly esteemed Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Stanford's active membership in the CMSC enables Stanford to continue in its role of national leadership in medical and nursing care in the field of MS.

Events

Walk MS 2014

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a proud sponsor of Walk MS: Silicon Valley 2014. Walk MS is a powerful way to join the movement. The event is Saturday, May 3rd, at Vasona County Park from 8:00am to Noon. To join the Stanford Hospital team, visit Stanford MS Center.

   
Bike MS

Come be a part of Bike MS and get ready for the ride of your life. Whether you’re new to Bike MS or ride every year, together we will raise money, have fun, and make a difference in the lives of people living with MS.

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