CNND Co-Director, Professor of Neurology
Dr. Cross is a specialist in MS care and research. Her laboratory currently focuses on advanced imaging studies of neurological diseases, imaging and blood biomarkers to predict outcomes in MS, and the role(s) of B cells in MS and related diseases. She was funded by the National MS Society in 2002 to do one of the first studies of B cell depletion in MS patients, in an “add-on” study of rituximab in 30 MS patients who were failing beta-interferons or glatiramer acetate.
A. Assistant Professor, Neurology
Dr. Dunham is a clinical educator with an outpatient clinic focus on investigating treatments and biomarkers for infectious and autoimmune encephalitis. Building a patient registry with longitudinal follow up of neurocognitive assessments and corresponding MRIs of the brain along with and serum/cerebrospinal fluid profiles for immunophenotypic biomarkers of disease.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology & Immunology
Dr. Wu has several areas of ongoing investigation into the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS) and related diseases. The Wu lab's main goal of research is to define the regulation of adaptive immune responses during inflammation within the central nervous system (CNS).