Jerry S. Wolinsky, M.D., is currently the interim chair of the at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Neurology department, where he also directs the Multiple Sclerosis Research Group and the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis Center.
Dr. Wolinsky received his medical degree from The University of Illinois in 1969, and completed his residency in clinical neurology and a fellowship in experimental neuropathology at The University of California San Francisco. After being appointed to a faculty position there, he joined the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, and Hygiene and Public Health in 1978.
Dr. Wolinsky is active in researching treatments for multiple sclerosis. He has served on review and advisory committees of the National Institutes of Health, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation, the Food and Drug Administration, numerous pharmaceutical houses, and the Sylvia Lawry Centre for Multiple Sclerosis Research.
He is recognized in The Best Doctors in America and America's Top Doctors, and has authored over 300 publications dealing with issues of relevance to neurovirology and neuroimmunology, clinical trials and the imaging of multiple sclerosis.