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Matthew Tremblay, MD, PhD

Director of MS Research Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center RWJ Barnabas Health

Dr. Tremblay earned a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience at the University of Rochester. He was the recipient of two research fellowship awards for studies investigating neurogenesis in animal models of temporal lobe epilepsy. He received both his medical degree and Ph.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as part of their NIH-funded Medical Scientist Training Program. His doctoral research was completed under the mentorship of the late Dr. Peter Davies, investigating the role of tau phosphorylation in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer dementia.

After completing his formal education, Dr. Tremblay moved west for residency training in Neurology at UCLA, where he received the August S. Rose Resident Teaching Award. During the course of his fellowship training in Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology at UCSF, Dr. Tremblay published a work on tumefactive demyelinating disease, participated in numerous clinical trials, and contributed to research projects evaluating the use of remote monitoring devices and artificial intelligence programs for clinical research in MS.

Dr. Tremblay was an Assistant Professor of Neurology and the Director of the MS Clinic at UConn Health from July 2016 until joining the RWJ Barnabas Health MS Center in May 2018. He has been serving as the Director of MS Research since the summer of 2019.