Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

 Dr. Vijay Kuchroo

Principal Investigator: Dr. Vijay Kuchroo

Project Title: Interaction between myelin specific T and B cells in inducing Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)

The research will study the interaction of antigen-specific T and B cells and role of specific cytokines in the development of NMO as well as the generation of Aquaporin-4 T cell receptor transgenic mice.

Brigham and Women’s NMO Team

  • Vijay K. Kuchroo, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology


  • Kai Wucherpfennig, M.D., Ph.D., Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
  • Ray Sobel, M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA