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Cris S Constantinescu - Professor, Division of Clinical Neurology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre

Cris S Constantinescu

Professor, Division of Clinical Neurology, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre

Dr Constantinescu’s interests include neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, experimental models of demyelinating disease, immunologic tolerance, cytokines and neuroimaging. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed articles and is an invited speaker at national and international institutions. Former recipient of Physician Scientist Award from the NIH Research Grants and Awards American Neurological Association. Society affiliations, including Association of British Neurologists American Academy of Neurology British Society of Immunology American Academy of Neurology European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS) American Association of Immunologists Society for Leukocyte Biology British Medical Association American Neurological Association International Society of Neuroimmunology.

View Press Release - Prof. Constantinescu becomes European Neurological Review Editor-in-Chief here.


Francois Bethoux, MD - Director, Rehabilitation Services, Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, The Cleveland Clinic

Francois Bethoux, MD

Director, Rehabilitation Services, Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, The Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Bethoux is a principal or co-investigator in a number of research studies in the area of multiple sclerosis rehabilitation, ambulation, and spasticity management. Dr. Bethoux has spoken both nationally and internationally on these topics. Dr. Bethoux's work has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr Bethoux also authored several book chapters and co-edited a book on outcome measures for rehabilitation.

Dr. Bethoux has contributed to several expert panels. He currently chairs the Research Interest Group on symptom management of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and of the International Society for Quality of Life Research.

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Tanuja Chitnis talks to us about MS and nutrition/supplementation. 1. What is the role of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake in multiple sclerosis (MS) risk? (0:05) 2. What dietary factors are thought to be important in pediatric MS? (0:42) 3. How may patients with MS optimize their diet for maximum wellness? (1:16) 4. What are the most pressing future research needs within the topic...
Oscar Fernández discusses patient adherence with smart devices for the treatment of MS. 1. What is the approximate rate of non adherence to injectable disease-modifying drugs and what are the reasons for this? (0:05) 2. What features of the RebiSmartTM device are designed to improve adherence? (0:40) 3. Could you tell us a little about the design of the RELOAD study? (1:39) 4. What were...
Angelo Ghezzi discusses quality of life in adolescent patients with MS using the RebiSmartTM smart device. 1. What was the rationale for the FUTURE study? (0:05) 2. Discuss the results of the study, and the impact of the RebiSmartTM device on school functioning, quality of life and adherence. (0:55) 3. What future studies are needed? (2:30) Speaker disclosures: Angelo Ghezzi is lead...

Multiple Sclerosis INSIGHTS

The touchNEUROLOGY website provides a selection of resources to inform clinicians and patients about the latest developments in the field. The following are quick, non peer-reviewed, opinion-based updates addressing current trends and opinion on the most recent advances in the area of neurology:

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No evident disease activity (NEDA) may become the new standard for disease control in multiple sclerosis

Catherine Amey, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, Goring-On-Thames, Reading, UK

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B-cell proliferation following alemtuzumab treatment may create new autoimmunities in patients with multiple sclerosis

Catherine Amey, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, Reading, UK

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Relationship between vitamin D and interferon beta-1b in the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Catherine Amey, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, Reading, UK

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Vitamin D deficiency in multiple sclerosis

Catherine Amey, Senior Medical Writer, Touch Medical Media, Reading, UK