Lauren B. Krupp,
Pediatric MS Center
Dr. Lauren Krupp received her medical
degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed
her Neurology Residency at Albert Einstein and Montefiore
Medical Center and then completed additional fellowship training
at the Neuro-immunology/Multiple Sclerosis Branch of the
National Institutes of Health. She is a Fellow of the
American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Krupp is currently a Professor of Neurology and Psychology
at Stony Brook University Medical Center and specializes in
multiple sclerosis. She is the director of the National
Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center at Stony Brook having
pioneered the first Center in the United States to treat
children and adolescents with MS. The Center has been
designated as a Center Of Excellence by the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society. Dr. Krupp was the first chair leader of a
steering committee of a network of six centers nationwide
committed to sharing advancements, better practices and to
collaborate so that every child with MS and their family can
benefit from the collective knowledge of the entire network.
Dr. Krupp also co-directs the adult MS Center at Stony Brook and
directs a research program that covers the relations between
fatigue, mood disturbance, and cognitive dysfunction in MS.
Other projects include studies of children and adolescents with
MS, evaluation and treatment of
MS-associated cognitive problems and fatigue. She has
received millions of dollars in grant support from the National
Multiple Sclerosis Society, the National Institutes of
Disability and Rehabilitation Research, private foundations and
pharmaceutical companies. She has published more than 100
original articles or chapters in books and is an internationally
acknowledged authority in multiple sclerosis.