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Multiple Sclerosis Research Institute

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce it is now home to the Pittsburgh Institute for Multiple Sclerosis Care and Research.   The core of the center is located in the newly remodeled Department of Neurology on the 8th floor of the Kaufmann Medical Building.  The center has been recognized by the National MS Society (NMSS) as a comprehensive care center and works closely with the NMSS and many departments at UPMC and Pitt to collaborate in both care and research of multiple sclerosis and related disorders.  The Institute boasts a state-of-the-art infusion center and a staff dedicated to improving the health and function of people with multiple sclerosis.Over 2000 patients currently receive care through this expanding program. The center is involved in multicenter trials of novel agents to control multiple sclerosis and collaborates in research with the UPMC departments of Gastroenterology, Urology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Children’s Hospital white matter disorders clinic as well as the University of Pittsburgh department of Human Genetics.