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Meet the Man Who Has Led 2018 in Multiple Sclerosis Research

He understands MRI has its pros and cons, but serves an important purpose

Barkhof is bringing years and years of experience and knowledge into the field of MS, particularly using MRI techniques from engineering technology and applying them in clinical practice. “MRI lacks the details of the microscope, but the advantage is the overview, and its translational capabilities: it is a bridge between pathology and clinical manifestations of disease,” he said. His main area of research remains in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of white matter disease and neurodegeneration, specifically in MS and dementia