34 minutes | Nov 16th 2020

Episode 168: Remyelination in MS with Dr. Jeffrey Cohen and Dr. Ian Duncan

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Today, remyelination holds real promise as a strategy for restoring lost function and slowing or even stopping MS progression.  This week, we're taking a deep dive into the current state of remyelination research. 

Joining me are Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, the Hazel Prior Hostetler Professor of Neurology at the Cleveland Clinic and the director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research, and Dr. Ian Duncan, a neuroscientist, and Professor of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the recipient of the 2020 Dystel Prize for MS Research.   We're also talking about the publication of the Atlas of MS, the most extensive global MS prevalence study to date. And we're even including a copy of the published study as bonus content in the RealTalk MS app!   We're sharing an excellent explanation of comorbidities in MS by Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie. And we're sharing some news about Dr. Marrie, as well.   The European MS Platform's annual conference begins Thursday. This year, the theme is Understanding Progressive MS. We'll tell you how and where to register for this free virtual event. And we'll remind you where you can register for next week's virtual 2020 MS-CONNECT conference, hosted by the MS Society of Canada.   We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!

Veterans with MS are eligible to join the PVA  :22

The largest MS prevalence study to date has been published. And it's yours in the RealTalk MS app!  3:26

Dr. Ruth Ann Marie on comorbidities in MS   4:29

European MS Platform Annual Conference: Understanding Progressive MS begins Thursday   5:56

MS Society of Canada 2020 MS-CONNECT Conference begins next Monday  6:56

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen talks about remyelination  9:13

Dr. Ian Duncan talks about the science behind remyelination  21:48

Share this episode  31:31

Donate to the National MS Society COVID-19 Response Fund  31:52

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RealTalk MS Episode 168 Guests: Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, Dr. Ian Duncan

Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, MSSociety, MSActivist, EMSPVirtual2020, MSConnect, RealTalkMS

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