Division Chief

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    • Director, Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology
    • Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center
    • Deputy Director, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain

The Division of Neuroimmunology is an international hub for the clinical care of immune disorders of the brain and spinal cord and for innovative, transformative translational research in neurodegenerative and inflammatory diseases of adults and children. Clincal and research initiatives include:

  • Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology (Dr. Philip De Jager, Director)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Center (Dr. Philip De Jager, Director; Dr. Claire Riley, Clinical Director)
  • Pediatric MS/Neuroimmunology Program (Dr. Wendy Vargas, Program Leader)

Patient Care

The Columbia University Multiple Sclerosis Center is a world-class treatment and research facility devoted to exemplary patient care and ground-breaking clinical research for multiple sclerosis (MS) and related disorders. Our multidisciplinary care center offers patients comprehensive, coordinated access to a full array of neurological, rehabilitative, and psycho-social services to meet the specific needs of patients with MS and related disorders.

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The Multiple Sclerosis Center at Columbia conducts cutting-edge clinical research investigating novel disease-modifying treatments and symptomatic therapies. 

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The Columbia University Multiple Sclerosis Center is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year Multiple Sclerosis and Clinical Neuroimmunology Fellowship. Our clinical fellows will become expert in the diagnosis and clinical care of patients with MS and other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system.

Multiple Sclerosis and Clinical Neuroimmunology Fellowship