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The Tisch MS Research Center of New York is dedicated to finding the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 19
Thank you to everyone who attended the 21st Annual Patient Education Symposium. In response to the many requests we received about obtaining information discussed during the event, we are pleased to share some of the slides, which you can view by visiting !
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Tisch MS Research Oct 19
Replying to @JamieLSigler
Thank you for sharing your story!
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Jamie-Lynn Sigler Oct 19
The Tisch center for MS is saving my life and many others. I’m so grateful to them and their efforts for all of us.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 18
Meet Dr. Jamie Wong! Dr. Wong’s research is directed towards understanding the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and astrogliosis in primary progressive MS. Have any questions you would like to ask her? Tweet back at us using !
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Tisch MS Research Oct 16
Thank you to everyone who attended the 21st Annual MS Patient Symposium! We hope you had a great time! 😊
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Dr. Saud A. Sadiq presented an update on all of the research going on in the Tisch MSRCNY Lab!
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
An inspiring video plays at the Tisch MS Research Center Patient Symposium. Thank you for sharing your story!
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Dr. Williams joined us to speak about the treatment of progressive disease. He discussed new ways of managing and treating progressive MS and the impact of comprehensive MS care.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Dr. Stark took us on a journey of pharmacological treatments. He discussed how the history of treating MS has led us to the ways we currently manage the disease, and where we are headed in the future.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Our guest speaker Dr. Dorazio discussed Mindfulness and the health benefits of incorporating a mindfulness practice into your everyday life. She even demonstrated diaphragmatic breathing and the “HA breath!” for the audience.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Dr. Kanter just spoke about traditional physical therapy devices and smart technology options for people with MS to improve safe and independent function.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Nurse Whitney Mallis spoke about symptom management for MS and illustrated an effective way of managing these symptoms with the goal of improving quality of life.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
Dr. Saud A. Sadiq kicked off today’s program by giving a presentation about the importance of living in harmony!
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Tisch MS Research Oct 14
The day is finally here for the 21st Annual MS Patient Symposium! Come and visit our photo station and tell us What Drives You!
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Tisch MS Research Oct 9
Replying to @AngieCarlson888
Our double-blind placebo-controlled study means neither the patient nor the assessing neurologist will know whether or not the patient received a stem cell treatment or placebo. It's an unbiased way to test treatments. You can read more here: .
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Tisch MS Research Oct 8
Thank you to everyone who submitted a question! For more informaton about the research going on in our lab, visit us at our FREE MS Patient Symposium this Sunday, October 14th! Register by visiting .
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Tisch MS Research Oct 8
Q: Are these cell therapy strategies for PPMS also? A: Yes, we are testing this cell therapy in PPMS as well as SPMS.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 8
Q: Would this be the follow on treatment after HSCT? A: Our cell therapy strategy targets progressive disease so it could theoretically be used as a follow on to HSCT, which is relevant to early MS.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 8
Q: Are you working on microvesicles for RNA DNA transportation between cells? A: We are currently doing research looking at how exosomes) released from stem cells can promote repair in MS. These vesicles carry a cargo of RNA and proteins that mediate cell to cell communication.
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Tisch MS Research Oct 8
Q: Does stem-cell treatment repair damage? A: We have seen some encouraging clinical results from our Phase I trial suggesting repair of damage in MS. The Phase II placebo-controlled trial will give us more definitive results on how this treatment can affect disability in MS.
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