Dr. Patricia Coyle | CureTalks
Patricia K. Coyle, MD, is a professor and acting chair of neurology, and the director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at the Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York. She received a BS degree with highest honors from Fordham University, Bronx, New York, and an MD degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. While at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, she completed a residency and chief residency in neurology, followed by a two-year fellowship in neuroimmunology and neurovirology. Dr. Coyle is the author of numerous articles on clinical and basic research aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS) and neurologic infections and she is recognized as a leading expert on MS and neurologic infections. Her areas of expertise include Lyme disease, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics, neuroimmunology, and fatigue. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and other organizations. She is currently involved in a number of therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for MS, as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS). It is a leading cause of disability in…