6_Stephen Hauser, M.D.
Stephen Hauser, MD

Stephen L. Hauser, M.D., is Director of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Weill Institute for Neurosciences and Robert A. Fishman Distinguished Professor in the Department of Neurology. His work has focused on immune mechanisms and multiple sclerosis (MS). He was part of the team that identified the role of humoral immunity in the pathogenesis of MS lesions, leading to the development of B-cell based therapies for MS. He has contributed to the establishment of consortia that have identified more than 50 gene variants that contribute to MS risk.