Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Jerry S. Wolinsky, MD, PhD

Prof. Jerry S. Wolinsky is an Interim Chair, Dept. of Neurology; Bartels Family and Opal C. Rankin Prof. of Neurology, Dept. of Neurology; Director, MRI Analysis Center; Director, Multiple Sclerosis Research Group and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis Center, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Wolinsky’s primary clinical interests are multiple sclerosis and related demyelinating disorders and magnetic resonance imaging. Dr. Wolinsky has vast experience in leading clinical trials, including Copaxone clinical trials. He is recognized in The Best Doctors in America and America’s Top Doctors lists, and has authored more than 300 publications. Dr. Wolinsky received his medical degree from the University of Illinois in 1969 and completed his residency in clinical neurology and a fellowship in experimental neuropathology at the University of California, San Francisco. He later joined the faculty of the Schools of Medicine and Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.


Prof. Tamir Ben-Hur, MD, PhD

Prof. Ben-Hur is the chairman of the department of neurology at Hadassah University Medical Center, Jerusalem. Prof. Ben-Hur’s research projects focus on regenerative medicine and cell therapy for the brain, demyelination and remyelination in the central nervous system, neuroimmunology of multiple sclerosis and experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. He earned his MD and PhD degrees from the Hebrew University. Prof. Ben-Hur is a professor of neurology and holds the Israel S. Wechsler Chair in neurology at the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School.