The international medical and scientific board is composed of up to two people appointed by each member organisation. Its role is to advise on matters related to international MS research, and to form a professional link between the MS medical and research community and the MS International Federation.

Chair: Professor Xavier Montalban (Spain)

Vice Chair: Professor Reinhard Hohlfeld (Germany)

Executive Committee: Professor Giancarlo Comi (Italy), Professor Per Soelberg Sorenson (Denmark), Professor Jeff Cohen (USA), Professor Brenda Banwell (Canada), Professor Catherine Lubetzki (France), Professor Kazuo Fujihara (Japan)

TRIMS/Regional representatives: Prof Bernhard Hemmer, Professor Jack Antel, Professor Takahiko Saida , Professor Bassem Yamout, Professor Fernando Hamuy Diaz de Bedoya, Professor Alexey Boyko

Members

Argentina: Professor Jorge Correale, Professor Adriana Carra

Australia: Professor Bill Carroll, Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott, Dr Lisa Melton

Austria: Dr Ulf Baumhackl, Professor Hans Lassmann

Belgium: Dr Pierrette Seeldrayers, Prof Bénédicte Dubois

Brazil: Dr Maria Cristina Brandao Giacomo, Dr Liliana Russo

Canada: Professor Jack Antel, Professor Samuel Ludwin, Dr Karen Lee

Cyprus: Dr Marios Pantzaris

Czech Republic: Professor Eva Havrdová, Dr Olga Zapletalova

Denmark: Professor Per Sorensen, Professor Finn Sellebjerg, Dr Lasse Skovgaard

Egypt: Dr Magd Zakaria

Estonia: Vacant

Finland: Dr Juhani Ruutiainen, Dr Juha-Pekka Erälinna

France: Professor Bruno Brochet, Professor Catherine Lubetzki, Dr Emmanuelle Plassart-Schiess

Germany: Professor Frauke Zipp, Professor Reinhard Hohlfeld, Alexander Stahmann

Greece: Professor John Matsoukas, Professor Anastasios Orologas

Iceland: Dr María Hrafnsdóttir

India: Professor Lekha Pandit, Professor B. S. Singhal

Iran: Dr Mohammed Ali Sahraian, Professor Jamshid Lotfi

Ireland: Dr Una Fitzgerald, Harriet Doig

Israel: Dr Oded Abramsky, Dr Ron Milo

Italy: Professor Gianvito Martino, Professor Marco Salvetti, Dr Paola Zaratin

Japan: Professor Kazuo Fujihara, Professor Takashi Yamamur

Latvia: Dr Jolanta Kalnina

Lebanon: Vacant

Luxembourg: Vacant

Malta: Dr Norbert Vella

Mexico: Dr Carlos Cuevas Garcia, Dr Raul Arcega Revilla

Netherlands: Professor Bernard Uitdehaag, Dr Jan Meilof, Dr Kirstin Heutninck

New Zealand: Dr Ernest Willoughby, Dr Deborah Mason

Norway: Dr Kjell-Morten Myhr, Trygve Holmøy

Poland: Professor Jacek Losy

Portugal: Dr Lívia de Sousa, Dr Ana Martins da Silva

Russia: Professor Alexey Boyko, Dr Mikhail Kurapov

Slovakia: Vacant

Slovenia: Dr Beatrika Koncan-Vracko

South Korea: Dr Kwang-Kook Kim

Spain: Dr Guillermo Izquierdo, Professor Xavier Montalban, Pedro Carrascal

Sweden: Professor Sten Fredrikson, Professor Oluf Andersen

Switzerland: Professor Tobias Derfuss, Dr Claude Vaney, Dr Mark Lutz

Tunisia: Professor Riadh Gouider, Professor Chokri Mhiri

Turkey: Professor Mefkure Eraksoy, Professor Aksel Siva

UK: Professor Alastair Compston, Professor Olga Ciccarelli, Susan Kolhaas

Uruguay: Dr Cecilia Orellana, Dr Carlos Oehninger

USA: Professor Jeff Cohen, Professor Fred D Lublin, Dr Bruce Bebo

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