HOWARD L. WEINER, M.D., is the Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is founder and director of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals in Boston and codirector of the Center for Neurological Diseases at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Weiner has been on the forefront of developing new therapies for MS for more than twenty-five years. He has published widely in the scientific literature on multiple sclerosis and is the author of The Children’s Ward, a novel, and Neurology for the House Officer, a medical text now in its seventh edition. He lives with his wife in Brookline, Massachusetts. From the Hardcover edition.
John E. Castaldo, MD,nbsp;is the chief of the Division of Neurology at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He developed LOVAR, a pioneering program to prevent stroke and heart attack that won the Cardiovascular/Neurovascular Care Award from the American Heart Association. Lawrence P. Levitt, MD,nbsp;is senior consultant in Neurology, Emeritus at Lehigh Valley Hospital, where he founded the neurology division. They both live in Allentown, Pennsylvania.