Journey of Hope team members 

The Multiple Sclerosis Center at   UMASS Memorial Health Care   

Patients are seen in the UMass Memorial Multiple Sclerosis Center for evaluation, diagnosis, and ongoing treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and other immune mediate diseases, including CNS Lupus, Neurosarcoidosis, Vasculitis, and Neuro-HIV infection. We provide comprehensive, compassionate care using the best available treatments. We are committed to teaching patients and doctors about MS and developing and testing new treatments to help MS patients. We provide spasticity management by ITB pump and Botulinium Toxin treatment. We work closely with Fairlawn and Whittier Rehabilitation Hospitals as well as community based services to meet the needs of our patients. Along with our clinical services, we are also actively involved in community education programs, as well as providing educational opportunities for medical students, residents and fellows.The UMMHC Multiple Sclerosis Center is affiliated with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.Our clinic is located at the University Campus on the  ground floor.  Directions.

MS Center News

MS Journey of Hope

The UMass Memorial Medical Center MS Center will be taking part in the MS Journey of Hope in Natick, MA on May 17th 2014.  Funds raised by the MS Journey of Hope are distributed directly to participating Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Centers.   If you wish to participate, by walking or as a sponsor copy and past this in your browser. 

http://walkmam.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/MAMWalkEvents?fr_id=23591&pg=entry.

 

 

 

Research - Our research division has been hard at work bringing new studies through the approval process. We are now recruiting for a variety of studies.  Our goal is to continually seek research projects which are well planned and allow us to be on the cutting edge of new MS medication and treatments. For further information regarding current recruiting clinical trials, please call Carolyn Giffin RN MSCN at 508-856-5006. 

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