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John Corboy

John R. Corboy MD

John R. Corboy, M.D., is a Professor of Neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine.  Born in Chicago, Dr. Corboy did his undergraduate, medical school, and Neurology training at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship in neurovirology and provided clinical care to multiple sclerosis (MS) patients at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specialized in MS and neurovirology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center before moving to Colorado in 1994. In 1997, he founded the University of Colorado Multiple Sclerosis Center, and built it into a multidisciplinary group offering state-of-the-art care and research to patients with MS and related disorders.  With a new collaboration in 2008, he is now Co-Director of the Rocky Mountain MS Center (RMMSC) at the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado, and Director of the RMMSC Tissue Bank, a leading source of human MS and control tissue for research in MS.  He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and is an elected member of the American Neurological Association and AOA, the medical school honor society.  He is author or co-author of 72 peer-reviewed research publications, book chapters and invited articles. He serves on the Colorado Board of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), and formerly was on the national Professional Education Committee also at NMSS.  His main areas of interest are diagnostic issues and clinical therapeutics in MS.  He also has a longstanding interest in graduate medical education, and was a long-time member and former chair of the Graduate Education Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.  He presently serves on the Meeting Management Committee of the AAN as well.  He is the first editor of a new journal from the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology: Clinical Practice. For fun, he plays golf and ice hockey, snow skis, and hikes and travels with his wife, Alix, and four children in beautiful Colorado. 

Disclosures

PI in a clinical trial

NIH

Novartis

Sun Pharma

Celgene Therapeutics

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

 

Research Grants

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation  (Biomarker in MS)

NMSS (MS Tissue Bank)

Diogenix (adjudicator for diagnosis of MS)

 

Consultant

Novartis (to design clinical trials and safety information processing)

Celgene Therapeutics (to design clinical trials)

Teva Neurosciences (advisory board)

Biogen Idec (to answer a survey)

 

Honoraria to Give a Talk

Pro CE

Rocky Mountain MS Center

 

Other

Medical-legal work

Editor, Neurology: Clinical Practice

Board Member, NMSS Colorado-Wyoming Chapter