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Jack Burks, MD, MSAA Chief Medical Officer
All medical information is reviewed, edited, and approved by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jack Burks. In addition to his position at MSAA, Dr. Burks is president of Burks & Associates, with an office based in Florida. He is an international multiple sclerosis (MS) neurologist, writer, lecturer, and researcher, who assists with the development of new MS therapies and advises patients, families, MS organizations, and healthcare groups. Dr. Burks is a clinical professor of neur...
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The first three long-term treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) became available in the early to mid 1990s and were dubbed the "A-B-C" drugs because of their brand names: Avonex®, Betaseron®, and Copaxone®. These are interferon beta-1a, interferon beta-1b, and glatiramer acetate, respectively.
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