TRaditional versus Early Aggressive Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (TREATMS) Trial

Purpose

The purpose of this research is to identify the most appropriate treatment strategy for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), especially shortly after diagnosis when it may be most possible to increase a patient’s chance for preventing longer-term disability.

Procedures 

  • Medical history and medication review
  • Neurological and vision exams
  • Blood sample
  • Testing of walking speed, use of your hand and arm and processing speed
  • Questionnaires

Please contact Victoria Hope for more information about study procedures:

Age

18 to 65

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

Yes

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Multiple sclerosis, Multiple sclerosis - resources, Neurology

Principal Investigator

Tirisham Gyang, MD

Department

Neurology

Contact Information

Victoria.hope@neurology.ufl.edu

352-733-2436


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