Brian Weinshenker
Brain Weinshenker,

Is Professor of Neurology and Consultant at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN. Dr. Weinshenker's major research interests are directed at the understanding of inflammatory demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system including multiple sclerosis including: 1) natural history of multiple sclerosis; 2) genetics of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica; and 3) classification, diagnosis, and treatment of severe inflammatory demyelinating syndromes of the central nervous system including Devic's syndrome (neuromyelitis optica).  He was awarded the John J. Dystel award for multiple sclerosis research in 2011 by the American Academy of Neurology and National Multiple Sclerosis Society (USA).