Tisch MS News

Ricki Lewis, Ph.D., filed a report for the Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum on FDA approval for the upcoming clinical trial of MSC-NPs at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York. Lewis quotes multiple outside experts alongside Saud Sadiq, M.D., director of Tisch MS, on the science behind the...

September 16, 2013


The stem cell research division of the Tisch MS Research Center of New York proudly announces Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of autologous, mesenchymal stem cell-derived neural progenitor cells (MSC-NPs) as an Investigational New Drug (IND) for an open label, phase I clinical trial in...

August 14, 2013


A Research team lead by Violaine Harris, Ph.D., at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York, has just published findings on a new method of measuring disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) (Harris, et al, Cerebrospinal fluid fetuin-A is a biomarker of active multiple sclerosis,...

July 26, 2013


Tisch MS Research Center of New York has formally submitted a response to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) clinical hold on our proposed Phase I trial of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitors in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Per agency rules, this submission necessitates a...

July 15, 2013


Violaine Harris (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: A channelopathy contributes to cerebellar dysfunction in a model of multiple sclerosis Reference: S.D. Shields, PhD, X. Cheng, PhD, A. Gasser, PhD, C.Y. Saab, PhD, L. Tyrrell, MS, E.M. Eastman, BS, M...

July 12, 2013


Tamara Vyshkina (Tisch MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: Large-scale neuronal network dysfunction in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis Reference: M.A. Rocca, MD, P. Valsasina, MSc, V. Martinelli, MD, P. Misci, MSc, A. Falini, MD, G. Comi, MD, and M...

June 21, 2013


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...

June 20, 2013


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

June 18, 2013


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!

June 17, 2013


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...

May 20, 2013



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