This special episode of RealTalk MS is sponsored by EMD Serono and is only intended for a U.S. audience. EMD Serono is the healthcare business of Merck, KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, in the United States and Canada.
In this special episode of RealTalk MS, we're exploring what the invisible symptoms of MS are, and how to best empower people living with MS to talk about them with their healthcare team.
Professor Klaus Schmierer is a Professor of Neurology at the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary's Univerrsity of London and a Consultant Neurologist at the Royal London Hospital, which is part of Barts Health NHS Trust in the U.K. Professor Schmierer has a keen interest in MS and focuses his research on the underlying mechanisms of the disease and how to improve diagnosis with imaging tools, such as MRI.
Jane Shanahan is a patient advocate who was diagnosed with MS in 2016. Jane lives with her husband and two children. She has developed an interest in better understanding MS, as well as educating her family, friends, colleagues, and others about the disease.
Both Professor Schmierer and Jane are active members of the MS in the 21st Century initiative. MS21 is a Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, initiative involving healthcare professionals and patient advocates. To learn more about MS in the 21st Century, please visit www.msinthe21stcentury.com.