2021 Medical Student Research Scholars

Bristol Myers Squibb Research Scholars
Scholar Research Project Research Institution Mentor
Omar Alaina Development of Artificial Intelligence Platforms for Automated Expanded Disability Status Score Data Extraction from Historical Health Records McGovern Medical School Dr. John A. Lincoln
Priyanka Algu T-Detect For Evaluation of T-Cell Specific COVID-19 Responses in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Northwell Neuroscience Institute and Lenox Hill Hospital Dr. Asaff Harel
Genentech Scholars
Scholar Research Project Research Institution Mentor
Selena Bath Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19: A Cross-Sectional Survey Looking at the Impact of the Pandemic on Perceived Stress and Lifestyle Changes Fraser Health MS Clinic (Burnaby Hospital) Dr. Galina Vorobeychik
Delaney Cairns Barriers to Healthcare and Impact on People Living with Multiple Sclerosis The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. Dr. Ahmed Obeidat
Naveen Dhawan Utilizing circulating neuronally-derived extracellular vesicles to identify markers of neurodegeneration and repair in MS Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dr. Pavan Bhargava
Brian Florenzo Walking Capacity & Real World Behavior in Patients with Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis University of Virginia Dr. J. Nicholas Brenton
Inserra Family Research Scholar
Scholar Research Project Research Institution Mentor
Alexandra Altamura Effects on Social Engagement on the Level of Adjustment in MS Patients at Time of Diagnosis Hackensack Meridian University Medical Center Dr. Krupa Pandey
Foundation of the CMSC Scholars
Scholar Research Project Research Institution Mentor
Jaklin Gukasyan Racial Differences in Visual Outcomes in Patients with MS, NMOSD, and MOGAD Keck Medicine of USC Dr. Lilyana Amezcua
Irene Hufton Use and Outcome of Rituximab as Disease Modifying Therapy (DMT) – In Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis (POMS); An Investigation into the African American Population as contribution towards Ethnic Disparity In Pediatric Onset Multiple Sclerosis. University of Alabama, School of Medicine Dr. Jayne Marie Ness
Camila Ishueva Characterization of tremor in people living with multiple sclerosis The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. Dr. Ahmed Obeidat
Hannah Kelly Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Program, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Prevalence of Iatrogenic CNS Inflammation at a Tertiary Neuroimmunology Clinic Dr. Hesham Abboud
Saurabh Kumar Data-Driven Immunoprofiling of Multiple Sclerosis Patients to Direct Therapeutic Decisions University of Massachusetts Medical School Dr. Carolina Ionete
Ryan Love Forced Exercise Training for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis Neurorestorative Rehabilitation Lab, Cleveland Clinic Dr. Francois Bethoux
Hayne Noh COVID Vaccine Immunogenicity in Setting of MS Disease Modifying Therapies INOVA Neuroimmunology & MS Center, INOVA Dr. Rahul Dave
Murali Palathinkara Detailed assessment of Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. Dr. Ahmed Obeidat
Sachi Patil Longitudinal Inter-eye Difference Thresholds by Optical Coherence Tomography in Multiple Sclerosis New York University Department of Neurology Dr. Laura J. Balcer
Wen Qin Qiu A systematic review of signs and symptoms associated with radiologically isolated syndrome that are suggestive of a multiple sclerosis prodrome University of British Columbia, UBC PiMS Group Dr. Helen Tremlett
Nehan Saleem Effects of Contraceptives on the Clinical Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Yale University School of Medicine Dr. Erin Longbrake
Rishi Sharma An analysis of plasticity in multiple sclerosis patients with high or low risk for cognitive impairment by functional MRI University of Minnesota MS Dr. Flavia Nelson
Shruthi Venkatesh Examining the Role of Exposome in Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes Xia Lab, University of Pittsburgh Dr. Zongqi Xia
Clara Wan Demographic and clinical associations with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder in an academic medical center University of Alabama at Birmingham Dept. of Neurology Dr. John R Rinker, II
Eileen Yu Characterizing Clinical, Cognitive, and Radiological Outcomes in Patients with MOG Antibody Disorder and Multiple Sclerosis Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Drs. Amy Kunchok & Rachel Galioto