Tisch MS News

Lena Bell (MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: Myeloid microvesicles are a marker and therapeutic target for neuroinflammation Reference: C. Verderio, L. Muzio, E. Turola, A. Bergami, L. Novellino, F. Ruffini, L. Riganti, I. Corradini, M. Francolini, L. Garzetti...

February 22, 2013


Dr. Moses Rodriguez, MD, Director of the Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases Research and Therapeutics at the Mayo Clinic, presented a Grand Rounds lecture at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York on Feb. 20, 2013. Entitled, "CNS Regeneration by Human...

February 20, 2013


A meeting has been set for March 6th in Washington, D.C. between officials involved in Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of clinical trials and Tisch MS Research Center senior staff. This is a long-awaited meeting and through it we hope to obtain guidance on how to proceed with our...

February 19, 2013


Annabelle Chu Yan Fui (MSRCNY) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: B-cell Enrichment and Epstein-Barr Virus Infection in Inflammatory Cortical lesions in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Reference: R Magliozzi, B. Serafini, B. Rosicarelli, G. Chiappetta, C...

February 15, 2013


Senior members of the MSRCNY research staff have been in contact with congressional offices and with the Food and Drug Administration in pursuit of expediting the process of lifting the clinical hold on stem cell clinical trial activities and proceeding with the study. Although exigent...

February 7, 2013


Dr. Francisco Quintana of the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Center for Neurologic Diseases, of Harvard University presented Grand Rounds at MSRCNY on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He gave a presentation entitled, "Novel Pathways in the Regulation of CNS Autoimmunity."

January 30, 2013


Jerry Lin (Tisch MS) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: Persistence of Epstein-Barr Virus in Self-Reactive Memory B Cells Reference: S.I. Tracy, K. Kakalacheva, J.D. Lünemann, K. Luzuriaga, J. Middeldorp, and D.A. Thorley-Lawsona. (2012) Journal of Virology. 86 (22):...

November 16, 2012


Saud Sadiq, MD (Tisch MS, IMSMP) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title: Potassium Channel KIR4.1 as an Immune Target in Multiple Sclerosis Reference: R. Srivastava, M. Aslam, S.R. Kalluri, L. Schirmer, D. Buck, B. Tackenberg, V. Rothhammer, A. Chan, R. Gold, A. Berthele, J...

November 9, 2012


Daniel Koffler (Tisch MS) presented the following article in Journal Club. Article Title : Decreased Hydrocortisone Sensitivity of T Cell Function in Multiple Sclerosis Associated Major Depression Reference : A. Fischer, C. Otte, T. Krieger, R. Nichols, S. Krüger, K. Ziegler, K. Schulz, C.Heesen,...

October 5, 2012


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made an unannounced site visit to Tisch MS during the week of August 27 in connection with the proposed Tisch MS clinical trial of Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitors (MSC-NPs). As noted in this space in August , the FDA had previously initiated...

September 13, 2012



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