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The Mandell MS Center is officially recognized as a Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partners in MS Care program. This formal recognition honors the Mandell MS Center’s commitment to exceptional patient care; its provision of coordinated, comprehensive MS care; and its continuing partnership with the MS Society to address the challenges of people affected by MS. This recognition is presented to the Mandell MS Center by Cindy Zagieboylo, President and CEO of the National MS Society.

Lisa Gerrol, CEO, National MS Society, Connecticut Chapter;
Andrew J. and Joyce D. Mandell;
Cindy Zagieboylo, President and CEO of the National MS Society;

The Mandell MS Center’s Neuroscience Research Center receives a $500,000 grant from the National MS Society to research upper extremity function in individuals with MS.

Molecular and cellular immunologist Nathan Karin, PhD, whose research and discovery about cell migration led to the development of Tysabri®, a leading drug for multiple sclerosis, visits the Mandell MS Center and the Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital. During his visit, Dr. Karin meets with MS patients whose quality of life has improved in response to this treatment.

Dr. Nathan Karin; a patient; and Dr. Peter Wade, Medical Director, Neurology
Robert Krug, M.D., Medical Director; Paige McCullough-Casciano; and Maura Murray, Executive Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

The first Dr. Catherine Bontke Spirit of Rehab Award is presented to Paige McCullough-Casciano for her dedication to patient service. This award is newly instituted to honor the rehabilitation program's first Director.


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