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About the author of "A Guide to the Diagnosis and Management of Myasthenia Gravis"

Dr. Joel Oger, MD, FRCPC, author of the book

Dr. Joel Oger MD, FRCPC

Professor department of Medicine (Neurology), Pathology, Psychiatry (Neurosciences) and Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Dr. Oger was trained in Neurology at the University of Rennes, France where he received his MD degree and his Neurology specialty. After his residency he completed a Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School (Dr RD Adams/ DR BGW Arnason). He then returned to France where he became Assistant Professor at the Université de Rennes. He accepted a tenured position in research as Chargé de Recherche in the French Institute of Medical Research (INSERM) before joining Barry Arnason as a Research Associate at the University of Chicago where he was on the Faculty for 5 years. He joined the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canasa in 1983 as Associate Professor. Dr. Oger is now Professor of Neurology and has been associated with the Myasthenia Gravis Clinic at UBC since its inception.

Dr. Oger has worked both in the Clinic and in the Laboratory and was the first to describe T-cell abnormalities in Multiple Sclerosis. Since moving to Vancouver he has focused on antibody secretion invitro using both myasthenia gravis (MG) and multiple sclerosis (MS) as models. His laboratory is the Canadian reference for the measure of Antibodies to the Acetylcholine Receptor. Dr. Oger has co-authored over 150 papers essentially on Multiple Sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis and has developed more recently an interest in HTLV-l associated myelopathy.

Dr Oger is a member of the Canadian Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, American Academy of Neurology (Fellow) and Société Française de Neurologie. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Myasthenia Gravis Association of the USA.

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