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Benjamin Segal, MD, Neurology, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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Neurology Columbus, OH

Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis

Chair, Department of Neurology; Director, The Neuroscience Research Institute; Co-director, The Neurological Institute

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Summary

  • Benjamin Segal, MD, is a leader and clinician-scientist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is Chair of the Department of Neurology, Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute, and co-director of the Neurological Institute (NI). The NI combines five neuroscience-related specialties into one integrated program in order to accelerate innovation and promote collaborations in patient care and research. As the Gilbert and Katheryn Mitchell Endowed Professor of Neurology, Dr. Segal is actively involved in training the next generation of physicians and scientists who treat and study neurological disorders. At the international level, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS). He is founder and organizer of the annual ACTRIMS Neurology Resident and Young Investigator Summits, and Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the 2020 ACTRIMS/ECTRIMS meeting, which is the largest international academic meeting on MS and related disorders. Named among the Best Doctors in America for the past ten years, Dr. Segal is internationally recognized for his work in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and neuroimmunology. With annual NIH funding for his ongoing research programs in excess of $1.3 million, his discoveries have contributed to the basic understanding of the pathogenesis of MS and similar diseases. Dr. Segal has received innumerable awards, including the prestigious Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Commendation Medal for Excellence from the Public Health Service. He has lectured nationally and internationally and served on multiple NIH study sections, including co-chairing the major review panel in his field. He holds several patents and is a member of every major organization in neurology.

Education & Training

  • Weill Cornell Medical College - New York Presbyterian Hospital/Memorial Sloan Kettering Residency, Neurology, 1989 - 1992
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    University of Chicago Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityClass of 1988
  • Brown UniversityBachelors of Science, magna cum laude, 1980 - 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2019 - 2024
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2007 - 2020
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1991 - 2018
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chair, Scientific Programs ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS
  • Founder and Chair, ACTRIMS Young Investigators and Neurology Residents Summit
  • Co-Chair MH/MNDS League of Research
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Pathogenic and protective neutrophil subsets in neuroinflammation 
    Quebec, CA - 4/11/2019
  • Characterization of a unique granulocyte with neuroprotective and neuroregenerative properties 
    Detroit, MI - 1/18/2019
  • Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis 
    Las Vegas, NV - 11/9/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Wexner Medical Center Names New Chair of Neurology Department
    Wexner Medical Center Names New Chair of Neurology DepartmentNovember 28th, 2018
  • Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue May Be Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Health News
    Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue May Be Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Health NewsFebruary 10th, 2016
  • New Study Suggests Anesthesia, Invasive Surgery Doesn't Increase Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Risk
    New Study Suggests Anesthesia, Invasive Surgery Doesn't Increase Multiple Sclerosis Relapse RiskJune 29th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Preclinical Studies Of A Madcam-Fc Fusion Protein In Multiple SclerosisVeterans Affairs2012
  • The Regulation Of Myeloid Cell Development And Mobilization During Autoimmune DEMNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2010–2012
  • Lymphoid Chemokines In Autoimmune EncephalomyelitisNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2007
  • Lymphoid Chemokines In Autoimmune EncephalomyelitisNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2004–2007
  • Cytokine Regulation Of Mature Myelin-Specific T CellsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2001–2004

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