UB Neurology Presents 25 Papers at International MS Meeting

  • Members of the Department of Neurology are presenting some 25 papers describing research in multiple sclerosis and related disorders at this year’s ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS meeting being held in Boston, MA from September 9-12, 2014.  Department of Neurology and other UB faculty, residents, and staff represented on the many presentations include Ralph Benedict, Allison Drake, Mike Dwyer, Osman Farooq, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, David Hojnacki, Mary Karpinski, Katelyn Kavak, Channa Kolb, Joy Parrish, Murali Ramanathan, Barbara Teter, and Robert Zivadinov.  Topics of the papers include cognitive reserve,  neuropsychological assessment, MRI measures of gray matter structures including the thalamus,  lifestyle changes, the risk of excess weight in childhood, and treatment advances in both adult and pediatric MS, as well as clinical isolated syndrome and other related diseases.