Dr. John Ebersole – EEG and clinical neurophysiology pioneer

We are honored to present an interview with the world-renowned epileptologist Dr. John Ebersole on the occasion of his retirement from the University of Chicago. Read more »

Dr. Anthony Reder – advice for the resident and MS fellow

Dr. Rui Guan interviews Dr. Anthony Reder, an MS specialist at the University of Chicago. This article, geared to residents and fellows, gives insight into Dr. Reder’s world. Read more »

Chat with MS practice expert – Dr. Anthony Reder

Multiple Sclerosis expert Dr. Anthony Reder from the University of Chicago Department of neurology is interviewed by Dr. Rui Guan on topics in MS of interest to neurologists and general practitioners alike. Read more »

Expanded disability status score for MS

Disability progression is assessed by the Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS). To make sense of the scale from 0 (normal neuro exam) to 10 (death due to MS), a few pointers: Read more »

Uthoff’s phenomenon

Uhthoff’s phenomenon describes the worsening of multiple sclerosis symptoms with overheating, e.g. exercise, hot weather, or saunas, which cause conduction delay or block in a demyelinated nerves. In practice, even a change... Read more »

MS update – September 2013

“Multiple sclerosis (MS) does not really remit” was the opening theme of this weekend’s conference. Lead by three MS-experts, Drs. Omar Khan, Guy Buckle, and Stephen Krieger, a roomful of neurology residents... Read more »
Dawson's fingers of MS

Multiple Sclerosis

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS is aptly named for the scleroses (scars or plaques) that occur as the disease resurfaces in multiple episodes. Read more »