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revised 11-Dec-2023

Clinical Centers


Each clinical center includes a Principal Investigator and a Research Coordinator. Clinical Centers enroll subjects into the Network studies and ensure regulatory compliance, protocol adherence and data quality. Clinical Center Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators are on the Network Steering Committee and are leaders in the field of early onset demyelinating disease.   


Network Sites


Center for Pediatric-Onset Demyelinating Disease at the Children's of Alabama

University of Alabama at Birmingham Center
CHB 314K, 1600 7th Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35233

Principal Investigator(s): Jayne Ness, MD, PhD and Yolanda Wheeler, PhD

UCSF Regional Pediatric MS Center
350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 304, San Francisco, CA 94117
Principal Investigator(s): Emmanuelle Waubant, MD, PhD

Mass General Brigham Pediatric MS Center at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 6B, 55 Fruit St., Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114
Principal Investigator(s): Tanuja Chitnis, MD

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders Program at Boston Children’s Hospital
Fegan 11, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Principal Investigator(s):  Mark Gorman, MD and Leslie Benson, MD

Mayo Clinic Pediatric MS Center
200 1st St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905
Principal Investigator(s): Moses Rodriguez, MD and Jan-Mendelt Tillema, MD

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center at New York University Langone Medical Center
Pediatric MS Center, 18th Floor, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016
Principal Investigator(s): Lauren Krupp, MD and Anita Belman, MD

The Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Multiple Sclerosis, Texas Children’s Hospital
6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor, Houston, TX 77030
Principal Investigator(s): Timothy Lotze, MD and Nikita Shukla, MD

Rocky Mountain MS Center at University of Colorado

13123 E. 16th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045

Principal Investigator(s): Teri Schreiner, MD MPH


Washington University Pediatric MS and other Demyelinating Disease Center, St. Louis

One Children's Place, 2 FI, Suite C-D, St, Louis, MO 63110

Principal Investigator(s): Soe Mar, MD


Mellen Center for Multiple Scerlosis,Cleveland Clinic

1950 East 89th Street, Cleveland, OH 44195

Principal Investigator(s): Mary Rensel, MD and Gary Hsich, MD


UCSD Pediatric MS Center, Rady Children's Hospital

9452 Medical Center Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Graves, MD


Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Emory University

Principal Investigator(s): Grace Gombolay, MD

Affiliate Sites


Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital
2195 Club Center Drive, Suite A, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Principal Investigator(s): Gregory Aaen, MD

Pediatric MS Center of the Jacobs Neurological Institute
219 Bryant St., Buffalo, NY 14222
Principal Investigator(s): Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD

Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Principal Investigator(s): Jennifer Rubin, MD


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

34th St and Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104

Principal Investigator(s): Amy Waldman, MD


University of Texas Southwestern

1801 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75235

Principal Investigator(s): Benjamin Greenberg, MD


Primary Children's Hospital

100 Mario Capecchi Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Principal Investigator(s): Meghan Candee, MD and Mateo Paz Soldan, MD


Children's National Medical Center

111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010

Principal Investigator(s): Adeline Vanderver, MD


Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Child Health Institute of New Jersey

89 French Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Principal Investigator(s): Vikram Bhise, MD


Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Principal Investigator(s): Jonathan Santoro, MD