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Joel Oger MD, FRCPC
of Medicine (Neurology), Pathology, Psychiatry (Neurosciences)
and Brain Research Centre, University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
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.
Oger's publications on Myasthenia Gravis
books by Dr. Oger
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