Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis) Fellowship

MS Fellowship Group Faculty
Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology faculty from left to right: Dr. Mac McLaughlin, Dr. Afsaneh Shirani, Dr. Kathleen Healey, Dr. Lakshman Narain Arcot Jayagopal, Dr. Rana Zabad (Section Chief & MS Fellowship Program Director) 

Overview
The UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences is very pleased to announce that we are recruiting a multiple sclerosis/neuroimmunology fellow for a 1- or 2-year position beginning in July 2020 or July 2021.

Under the direction of Dr. Rana Zabad, the Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty. The fellow will gain an in-depth understanding of the clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management of a wide variety of neuroimmunuological disorders in adults (and some children) including but not limited to multiple sclerosis (MS), neuromyelitis optica spectrums disorders (NMOSD), isolated optic neuritis (ON), transverse myelitis (TM), high-risk ON, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody disease, and other antibody-mediated demyelinating diseases, autoimmune encephalitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), neurosarcoidosis, and intrathecal baclofen pump trials, baclofen pump refills, and chemodenervation for spasticity. The fellow will also have opportunities to gain sufficient research expertise to develop a research program, including experiment design, study implementation, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, critical appraisal of scientific literature in the field of neuroimmunology and MS, and writing research grants.

Fellowship Tracks:
We offer two fellowship tracks depending on the interests and career goals of the prospective fellow(s):

Program Features:

Core Faculty:

Applicant Requirements:

To Apply:
Please submit an application, along with a personal statement outlining your goals and interests, at least three letters of recommendation, and a copy of your CV.

Program coordinator:
Lori Schuetze
lori.schuetze@unmc.edu

UNMC is an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.