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Ilya Kister, MD

  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Languages: English, Russian
  • Phone: 646-501-7500
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, neurosarcoidosis, transverse myelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, myelitis, neuromyelitis optica


  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2007
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Multiple Sclerosis, 2007
  • Residency, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Neurology, 2006
  • MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2002

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NYU Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center

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New York, NY 10016



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Clinical Trials and Research Studies

  • Assessment of Cognitive Processing Speed in Patients with a History of Concussion

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  • Controlling Behcet's Uveitis Through Transfer of Ex-Vivo Expanded Regulatory T Cells

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  • Brown, J. William L.; Coles, Alasdair; Horakova, Dana; Havrdova, Eva; Izquierdo, Guillermo; Prat, Alexandre; Girard, Marc; Duquette, Pierre; Trojano, Maria; Lugaresi, Alessandra; Bergamaschi, Roberto; Grammond, Pierre; Alroughani, Raed; Hupperts, Raymond; McCombe, Pamela; Van Pesch, Vincent; Sola, Patrizia; Ferraro, Diana; Grand'Maison, Francois; Terzi, Murat; Lechner-Scott, Jeannette; Flechter, Schlomo; Slee, Mark; Shaygannejad, Vahid; Pucci, Eugenio; Granella, Franco; Jokubaitis, Vilija; Willis, Mark; Rice, Claire; Scolding, Neil; Wilkins, Alastair; Pearson, Owen R.; Ziemssen, Tjalf; Hutchinson, Michael; Harding, Katharine; Jones, Joanne; McGuigan, Christopher; Butzkueven, Helmut; Kalincik, Tomas; Robertson, Neil; Onofrj, Marco; De Luca, Giovanna; Di Tommaso, Valeria; Travaglini, Daniela; Pietrolongo, Erika; di Ioia, Maria; Farina, Deborah; Mancinelli, Luca; Hodgkinson, Suzanne; Oreja-Guevara, Celia; Boz, Cavit; Prevost, Julie; Olascoaga, Javier; Van Wijmeersch, Bart; Barnett, Michael; Verheul, Freek; Rojas, Juan Ingacio; Spitaleri, Daniele; Rio, Maria Edite; Taylor, Bruce; Luis Sanchez-Menoyo, Jose; Ramo-Tello, Cristina; Solaro, Claudio; Csepany, Tunde; Iuliano, Gerardo; Skibina, Olga; Petersen, Thor; Bolanos, Ricardo Fernandez; Sidhom, Youssef; Riadh; Vucic, Steve; Macdonell, Richard; Sempere, Angel Perez; Simo, Magdolna; Kister, Ilya; Shuey, Neil; Radek; Dominguez, Jose Andres; Pia Amato, Maria; Saladino, Maria Laura; Kermode, Allan; Butler, Ernest; Moore, Fraser; Hughes, Stella; McDonnell, Gavin; Piroska, Imre; Yamout, Bassem; Soysal, Aysun; Ozakbas, Serkan; Zwanikken, Cees

    JAMA. 2019 JAN 15; 321:175-187

  • Fragoso, Yara Dadalti; Sousa, Nise Alessandra C.; Alves-Leon, Soniza Vieira; Dias, Ronaldo Maciel; Pimentel, Maria Lucia, V; Gomes, Sidney; Goncalves, Marcus Vinicius M.; Stella, Carla Vieira; Tauil, Carlos Bernardo; Anacleto, Andrea; Spessotto, Caroline Vieira; Correa, Eber Castro; Biondo Eboni, Audred C.; Damasceno, Alfredo; Damasceno, Benito; Farinhas, Joao Gabriel D.; de Souza Mota, Rhea Sylvia; Almeida Nogueira, Eduardo G.; Pereira, Valeria Coelho S. R.; Scorcine, Claudio; Bacon, Tamar; Kister, Ilya

    Multiple sclerosis & related disorders. 2019 JAN; 27:392-396

  • Kister, Ilya; Spelman, Tim; Patti, Francesco; Duquette, Pierre; Trojano, Maria; Izquierdo, Guillermo; Lugaresi, Alessandra; Grammond, Pierre; Sola, Patrizia; Ferraro, Diana; Grand'Maison, Francois; Alroughani, Raed; Terzi, Murat; Boz, Cavit; Hupperts, Raymond; Lechner-Scott, Jeannette; Kappos, Ludwig; Pucci, Eugenio; Hodgkinson, Suzanne; Solaro, Claudio; Butzkueven, Helmut

    Journal of the neurological sciences. 2018 Aug 15; 391:72-76

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