Multiple Sclerosis Center

The UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center is one of California's premier centers for treating adult and pediatric patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory diseases of the nervous system. Our renowned team of experts provides personalized, comprehensive care that helps patients manage their symptoms and maximize their quality of life at all stages of their condition. We aim to help our patients stay as active, healthy and independent as possible. Patients and their families also have access to education and support resources.

In addition to treating patients, our providers conduct research on potential new therapies. You may be offered the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial.

We are part of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.

Our locations

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    Traditional Versus Early Aggressive Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis Trial

    FDA-approved multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) target the relapsing phase of MS but have minimal impact once the progressive phase has begun. It is unclear if, in the relapsing phase, there i...

    Recruiting

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    Bazedoxifene Acetate as a Remyelinating Agent in Multiple Sclerosis

    The primary goal of this study is to assess the efficacy of bazedoxifene (BZA) as remyelinating agent in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). The investigators will utilize electrophysiologi...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Melatonin for Sleep in MS

    Many people with MS report sleep disturbances. However, objective data on sleep quality in MS, such as those obtained using actigraphy, remain scant, as do data about optimal therapeutic management. Melatonin is freq...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) of FMP30 in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

    In this Phase 1b open-label prospective clinical trial, patients with relapsing-remitting MS will undergo FMT of FMP30 (donor stool) via colonoscopy and immunological efficacy endpoints will be assessed at various ti...

    Recruiting

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    Computerized Cognitive Training in MS

    WHO: 40 participants with a confirmed diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) able to engage in moderate physical activity. WHY: The purpose of this study is to evaluate two computerized brain training tools, which ...

    Recruiting

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-neurology

      Best in the West for neurology and neurosurgery

    • n3-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

    Support Group

    Neurology Support Groups

    The UCSF Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Support Group encourages all patients with these blood vessel disorders to join. Find more info here.

    Patient Resource

    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center Research

      The UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center's research program focuses on investigating potential new treatments and improving understanding of the disease, including the effects of genes, the environment and the immune system.

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