7-25-2006 MS Care of Connecticut is certified as a Tysabri prescribing and Infusion site.
7-20-2006 MS Care of Connecticut appears before Commissioner of OHCA to request a replacement MRI.
6-29-2006 Derek Smith, MD, Director MS Care of Connecticut appointed to new three year term as Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard University.
3-30-2006 First MS Support Group meets at MS Care of Connecticut. Meetings
will be held the last Thursday of each month.
3-15-2006 Kristin Watson, LPN begins as Nurse Coordinator for MS Care of
Connecticut. She will help coordinate the care services as well as provide
training and injection services to MS patients. Welcome!
3-8-2006 FDA Advisory Panel votes unanimously to return Tysabri to market
for treatment of relapsing forms of MS.
1-26-06 Derek Smith, MD, Clinical
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, delivers Neurology Grand
Rounds at University Of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital.
1-5-06 Western Institutional Review
Board approves Dose Comparison Trial of IFN-B1a to determine effects
upon Endocrine Function, with Derek Smith, MD as Principal Investigator. Read More >>>
12-30-05 National MS Society
recognizes MS Care of Connecticut as an affiliated Comprehensive MS
11-15-05 Construction plans
approved for new MS Care of Connecticut Clinical Center.
10-17-05 National Foundation of Neuroscience announces
intent to fund study of Steroid Hormone levels in Beta-Interferon treated
MS Patients at MS Care of Connecticut in cooperation with Prof. Andrew
Herzog, Harvard Medical School. Read More >>>
10-14-05 Clinical Social Workers, Liz MacAdie and
Beth Avery, begin counseling services as part of MS Care of Connecticut.
10-13-05 Infusion Service is launched under direction
of Derek Smith, MD and Lisa Basinet, RN at MS Care of Connecticut.
10-1-05 Central Connecticut Chapter of NMSS gives
preliminary approval to funding of Psychological Counseling Services
at MS Care of Connecticut.
9-27-05 MS Care of Connecticut to participate in
study of smoking cessation in cooperation with School of Public Health
at Brown University.
9-24-05 Derek Smith, MD discusses MS at patient program
at Mohegan Sun with Peter Wade, MD and TV Personality Sue Thomas. Over
8-15-05 Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis
Centers recognizes MS Care of Connecticut as a member center.
7-18-05 Derek Smith, MD begins full-time clinical
services at MS Care of Connecticut.
7-10-05 Derek Smith, MD, Assistant Professor at Harvard
Medical School announces plans to build MS Care of Connecticut at Neurology
Associates of Norwich in MS Connection newsletter. Read More >>>