UB recognizes the efforts of Advancing Research in MS (ARMS), an independent volunteer group, in raising funds for this research. ARMS wishes to express appreciation for your gift. For information about ARMS, go to www.advancing-research-in-ms.com.

Multiple Sclerosis Progression and Aging Research

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD

“We strive to provide the best possible care for all patients with MS, as well as to support their families. We also conduct innovative research with the goal of further advancing the treatments of MS.”

Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Jacobs Multiple Sclerosis Center for Treatment and Research
Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center, Jacobs Neurological Institute
Executive Director, New York State Multiple Sclerosis Consortia

Our Research

  • Conduct studies aimed at understanding the different types of MS
  • Seek to discover predictors of disease progression (genetic and environmental interactions)
  • Participate in clinical research as part of the National Pediatric MS Network comprised of “centers of excellence” designated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Examine MS therapies and how they affect patients’ physical and cognitive status
  • Investigate MS and aging; i.e., patient characteristics and biomarkers associated with and predictive of improved quality of life and/or disease stabilization in MS patients as they age
  • Explore dietary interventions, bone health and exercise programs for patients with MS

To make a gift today, please contact Eric Alcott at (716) 829-2773, or make an online gift below.