MRI, McDonald Criteria, Investigational Drugs, Disease Modifying Therapies
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The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
Christina J. Azevedo, MD, MPH:
Consultant: Biogen IDEC, Novartis, and Sanofi Genzyme
Patricia K. Coyle, MD:
Consultant: Accordant, Actelion, Alexion, Bayer, Biogen, Celgene, Genentech/Roche, Genzyme/Sanofi, Novartis, Serono, and TG Therapeutics. Grant/Research Support: Actelion, Alkermes, Genentech/Roche, MedDay, NINDS, and Novartis.
Robert J. Fox, MD:
Consultant: Biogen, EMD Serono, Genentech, Genzyme, Mallinkrodt, MedDay, Novartis, Teva, and TG Therapeutics. Grant/Research Support: Novartis.
Stephen Krieger, MD FAAN:
Consultant: Actelion, Biogen, EMD Serono, Genentech, Novartis, and Teva. Honoraria: Biogen and Novartis.
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