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May 17 2013 Annette Funicello and more…

Watch Dr. Barry Singer’s Fox 2 News Interview.   He discusses the great strides that have been made over time in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.   No treatment was available when Annette Funicello was originally diagnosed.  The former Mouseketeer had a wonderful career from child actor to film star.

Aug 19 2012 Join Us. Save the Date: Tuesday October 23 2012

 

MS Breakthroughs:  Advancing Care

Join Dr. Barry Singer and Dr. Mark Tullman to hear about the latest research news right after the largest global multiple sclerosis meeting called ECTRIMS (Oct 10-13).   The presentation will highlight new oral and antibody therapies as well as exciting new research advances in myelin repair strategies.

A Q&A session will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served.

St. Louis Frontenac Hilton

1335 South Lindbergh

Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: To enroll or for assistance, call (314) 996-LIFE (314) 996-5433 or toll-free (800) 392-0936

Mar 15 2012 Dr. Singer Promotes MS Awareness Week

Dr. Singer appeared on Fox 2 News on Saturday, March 20th to promote National MS Awareness Week. Click the image below to watch the interview.

Aug 8 2011 You’re Invited to Free MS Program

Multiple Sclerosis Breakthroughs: Advancing Care

Free annual educational program.  Sponsored by Missouri Baptist Medical Center and The MS Center for Innovations in Care.

Thanks to pioneering new oral and antibody multiple sclerosis treatment options, individuals living with MS can look forward to a brighter future.  Join us for a discussion on the latest research news including positive new clinical trial results and potential nervous system repair.  A Question & Answer session will follow the presentation.

Featured speakers:  Barry Singer, MD and Mark Tullman, MD

Refreshments will be provided.

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Wednesday, Sept 7, 2011

St. Louis Frontenac Hilton
1335 South Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63131

TO REGISTER:   Please Call (314) 996-LIFE, (314) 996-5433 or toll-free (800) 392-0936.

 

Aug 1 2011 Mark Tullman, MD Joins Our Center

Mark Tullman, MD joined The MS Center for Innovations in Care on the campus of Missouri Baptist Medical Center on July 29, 2011.  A native of St. Louis, Dr. Tullman was formerly director of the Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Center for the Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University Medical Center, New York. Prior to this, he was assistant professor of neurology at Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, he completed his residency in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. He completed his neurology residency and a postdoctoral fellowship in multiple sclerosis at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

Board-certified in neurology, he specializes in all aspects of MS patient care, including treatment with the disease-modifying drugs and symptomatic therapies. He has been principal investigator for numerous MS clinical trials and has published a variety of MS-related articles and book chapters.
 
Dr. Tullman’s dedication to the field of MS was recognized when he was honored with the Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and with the Martin S. Davis Multiple Sclerosis Fellow by the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

In addition to his memberships in the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology, Dr. Tullman serves on the Board of Directors of MS Hope for a Cure and the editorial board of Continuum, the continuing medical education publication of the American Academy of Neurology.

“I am extremely pleased to have Dr. Mark Tullman, a national leader in multiple sclerosis, joining our Center,” stated Barry Singer, MD, director, and a recognized leader in MS care. “Dr. Tullman will help us to broaden our ability to provide comprehensive, forward-thinking care to more multiple sclerosis patients throughout the region and beyond.”

Dec 4 2010 New Multiple Sclerosis Center Video

Check out this NEW VIDEO  of  real people living with multiple sclerosis who describe how they successfully handle the disease.  While watching the new MS Center video, you will also get at sense of how we focus on each multiple sclerosis patient as an individual with specific goals and needs.  The MS Center for Innovations in Care is a designated National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Center for Comprehensive Care.

CLICK HERE to forward to the MS Center Video.

Jun 26 2010 MS Mud Run was Awesome!

Today, we completed a 10K (6.2 mile) military-style obstacle course to raise money for the Gateway Chapter of the National MS Society. Thanks to all our supporters who propelled us to the top fundraising team! We climbed walls, swung on ropes across mud pits, and crawled through mud-filled tunnels. And then the giant mud slide!

Aug 5 2008 New St. Louis MS Center Opens!

The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center has opened! The center is located at 3009 North Ballas, Building B, Suite 207B, St. Louis, MO 63131 on the campus of Missouri Baptist Medical Center. The phone number is (314) 996-7773. Since Dr. Barry Singer will still be in the BJC System, patient appointments at Barnes-Jewish Hospital will be transferred to the new MS center automatically.

See article in the St. Louis Business Journal http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/stories/2008/08/11/story5.html

Jul 9 2008 Watch Dr. Singer on KSDK’s Healthbeat

Dr. Barry Singer’s interview on KSDK’s Healthbeat.