Emmanuelle Waubant MD, PhD, FANA

University of California, San Francisco

Emmanuelle L. Waubant, MD, PhD, received her medical degree at the University of Lille, France. She then trained in France as well as at UCSF in adult neurology, neuroimmunology and MS clinical research. She is currently Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She serves as the Race to Erase MS medical director and directs the Regional Pediatric MS Center at UCSF. Dr. Waubant serves or has served on the clinical care, fellowship and research grant review committees of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and on the advisory board of the Society’s Northern California Chapter. She is the Chair of the Clinical Trial Task Force of the International Pediatric MS Study Group. She is a member of the International Committee on MS Clinical Trials, and the International Pediatric MS Study Group Steering Committee. She serves as the Vice Chair of the MS Section and on the Nomination Committee of the American Academy of Neurology, and on the Nomination Committee of the American Neurological Association. She is a section editor for Annals of Clinical Translational Neurology and co-chief editor of MS and Related Disorders. She also directs several translational research projects and mentors medical students, fellows and junior faculty on various clinical, research and career development aspects in the field of MS and related diseases. Dr. Waubant’s specific interests include the translation of promising agents from the bench to bedside to advance patients’ care, and risk factors for MS susceptibility and disease modification in pediatric and adult MS.