Imagine that, using your smartphone, you log into a Zoom call from home. You connect with your MS specialist and, while you're chatting, an artificial intelligence-based system is analyzing biometric measurements that will enable your doctor to deliver or fine-tune an MS treatment plan that's been personalized to meet your exact needs.
That's the vision driving NeuraLight, an early-stage company that's, first, aiming to re-write clinical trial design and accelerate new drug development. Joining me to give us an exclusive briefing on NeuraLight's game-changing mission is the co-founder and CEO of NeuraLight, Micha Breakstone.
We're also sharing the results of a pilot study that looked at the impact of intermittent fasting on people living with MS.
We'll tell you about a study that explored how social support affected the quality of sleep among people living with MS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We've talked a lot about neurofilament light chain in past episodes of RealTalk MS. In this episode, we'll tell you about Labcorp's 2,000 patient service centers that now offer a blood test to measure neurofilament light chain levels. (And we'll tell you why that's a very good thing!)
We'll also share the results of a study that shows how experts may be underestimating the economic burden of living with MS in Canada.
And if you think you might be interested in participating in a study designed to measure the impact of different diets on MS, we'll give you the details about how you can get involved.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
NeuraLight's vision of the future :22
Intermittent fasting produces immune and metabolic changes in people with MS 1:28
Study shows social support is a predictor of sleep quality in people with MS during the COVID-19 pandemic 4:30
Labcorp announces availability of neurofilament light chain blood test 6:39
CanProCo research shows the economic burden of living with MS in Canada may be underestimated 8:58
Dr. Terry Wahls is recruiting for a study of how 3 different diets impact MS 12:16
Micha Breakstone gives us an exclusive briefing about how NeuraLight may change everything (for the better!) when it comes to MS drug development and MS care 15:28
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RealTalk MS Episode 256
Guest: Micha Breakstone
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, MSSociety, RealTalkMS