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Demystifying NMO Podcast

Demystifying NMO Podcast

The Intersection of the Science and Everyday Life of Living with NMOSD/MOG-AD

Demystifying NMO podcast is a collaboration between The Sumaira Foundation (TSF) and Connor B Judge Foundation (CBJF.)

A common theme among NMOSD/MOG-AD patients and caretakers has been the challenge of finding reliable information that was understandable and how it related to them. Most NMOSD/MOG-AD information existed only in the domain of technical, scientific research. Patients and caregivers were often left overwhelmed without consumer-level plain language resources.

The Demystifying NMO podcast was born to bridge the gap between theory and pragmatism by bringing together the world’s foremost experts on NMOSD/MOG-AD, the doctors dedicated to studying it, and the patients who live with it every day.

Host – Chelsey Judge, PhD

Chelsey Judge holds a PhD in immunology and serves as the scientific advisor to the Connor B. Judge Foundation. Her experiences as a family member of an NMOSD patient and MS patients make her the perfect science translator.

Program Manager – Brian Dawson, M.L.I.S

TSF Ambassador of Pennsylvania and Podcast Program Manager, is the latest addition to the podcast. Brian has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and is a professional librarian. After being diagnosed with NMOSD in 2015 and then MOG-AD in 2018, Brian is dedicated to making sure accurate science-based information is accessible to all.

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