Leading international MS experts

The disease-oriented Competence Network Multiple Sclerosis (KKNMS) is supported by an advisory board comprised of international scientists. This advisory board evaluates the progress of funded projects and promotes research particularly in regard to scientific developments at an international level. On the basis of progress reports and status colloquiums, the advisory board discusses KKNMS related research projects.

The current members of the advisory board include 6 MS experts:

  • Amit Bar-Or (Neuroimmunology Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGillUniversity, Montreal, Canada)
  • Burkhard Becher (Department of Immunology, University of Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Ludwig Kappos (Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland)
  • Hans Lassmann (Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Alex Rovira (Unitat de Ressonància Magnètica, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Stephen Sawcer (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)