Compassionate Care. Innovation. Leadership.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Multiple Sclerosis Center &
Clinical Neuroimmunology Programs
Dr. Philip L. De Jager, MS Center Director
Dr. Claire S. Riley, MS Center Medical Director
We are a multidisciplinary group that provides cutting-edge, compassionate care to our patients while pursuing clinical trials and translational research to enhance our understanding and our management of immune system dysfunction in the brain.
Our Center is a world leader for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory diseases of the brain and spinal cord. We also serve as a hub for multiple national and international research networks.
Our work targets:
Inflammatory diseases such as MS, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), anti-MOG associated disease (MOGAD), and other autoimmune diseases
The impact of aging on MS and other inflammatory diseases
Complications of immunotherapy for cancer and inflammatory diseases
The role of the immune system in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Fronto-temporal Dementia and Parkinson’s disease.