2017 Medical Student Research Scholars

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., Steven R. Schwid, MD Research Scholar
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Claudia Gambrah-Sampaney Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Early Life Nutrition and Risk of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Brenda Banwell, MD
Bayer HealthCare/June Halper Research Scholar
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Kimberley Chang University of British Columbia Myelin as a Marker for Progression in Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Shannon Kolind, PhD, & Anthony Traboulsee, BSc, MD
Inserra Family Research Scholar
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Alex Jamie Head University of British Columbia Safety Outcomes in a Pharmacist-Led Dimethyl Fumarate Blood Monitoring Program Robert Caruthers, MD
Sanofi Genzyme/Robert P. Lisak, MD Research Scholar
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Maria Carrie Bryant Brigham and Women’s Hospital Identifying Challenges in Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Care Settings in Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis Tanuja Chitnis, MD
Winnifred M. & George P. Pitkin Foundation Research Scholars
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Jonathan Cirello University of Maryland School of Medicine Phosphorylated SIRT1 as biomarker of relapse and response to treatment with glatiramer acetate in multiple sclerosis Horea G. Rus, MD, PhD
Cheryl Fields Holy Name Multiple Sclerosis Center Do Structural Differences in the feet of MS patients have an effect on Balance? Mary Anne Picone, MD
Genentech Research Scholars
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Lauren Hall University of Massachusetts Medical School Microbiota in Multiple Sclerosis Carolina Ionete, MD, PhD
Pauline Luczynski Centre for Brain, UBC Hospital, University of British Columbia Coexistence of multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease Helen Tremlett, PhD
Alexander Liam Pearson Hospital for Sick Children’s MS and Demyelinating Disorders Center Examination of the Association between Visual Outcomes and Physical Activity in Youth with MS Ann Yeh, MD, MA, FRCPC, Dip ABPN
Samantha Roman Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Fasting-mimicking diets and their effect on the circulating metabolome in people with multiple sclerosis Ellen Mowry, MD, MCR
Timothy Rooney University of Massachusetts Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Neuroprotection in EAE by Defective Axon Degeneration in SARM1-/-Mice Carolina Ionete, MD, PhD
Bingyan Shi Green Lab, UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center Tracking Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope as a prognostic and monitoring tool in Multiple Sclerosis Ari Green, MD, MCR
Sanofi Genzyme Research Scholars
Scholar Research Institution Research Project MS Research Mentor
Lewin Ernest Staine Multiple Sclerosis Research Group, McGovern Medical School, UTHealth Endothelin-1:  a missing link between inflammation and cerebral hypoperfusion in MS? Leorah Freeman, MD, PhD
Leena Suleiman Graves-Waubant Lab – UCSF MS Group Biosensor Detection of Upper Limb Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis Parent Study -TRAC MS Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD
Alex Waldman Emory University School of Medicine Sexually Dimorphic Multiple Sclerosis Pathogenesis and Progression William Tyor, MD
Andrew Yousef UCSF Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center Eye Tracking in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD
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