Howard Weiner, MD

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Howard Weiner, MD

Howard L. Weiner is the Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School, Director and Founder of the Partners MS Center and Co-Director of the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He has pioneered immunotherapy in MS and has investigated immune mechanisms in nervous system diseases including MS, Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, stroke and brain tumors. He has also pioneered the investigation of the mucosal immune system for the treatment of autoimmune and other diseases and the use of anti-CD3 to induce regulatory T cells for the treatment of these diseases. He is the author of the book CURING MS and the award winning film documentary WHAT IS LIFE? THE MOVIE. In 2004, Harvard Medical School honored him with the establishment of the Howard L. Weiner Professorship of Neurologic Diseases.

Dr. Weiner graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, completed residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard-Longwood NeurologyTraining Program, prior to fellowships at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Colorado Multiple Sclerosis Society, and University of Colorado.

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