Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Feasibility of improving dietary quality using a telehealth lifestyle intervention for adults with multiple sclerosisMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  46. 2020
2020 Randomized feasibility trial to assess tolerance and clinical effects of lithium in progressive multiple sclerosisHeliyon.  6. 2020
2020 The Future of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Therapies.Federal practitioner : for the health care professionals of the VA, DoD, and PHS.  37:S43-S49. 2020
2019 Protocol for a systematically-developed, phase I/II, single-blind randomized controlled trial of treadmill walking exercise training effects on cognition and brain function in persons with multiple sclerosisContemporary Clinical Trials.  87. 2019
2018 Rationale and design of a single-blind, randomised controlled trial of exercise training for managing learning and memory impairment in persons with multiple sclerosisBMJ Open.  8. 2018
2017 Effect of Template Reporting of Brain MRIs for Multiple Sclerosis on Report Thoroughness and Neurologist-Rated Quality: Results of a Prospective Quality Improvement ProjectJournal of the American College of Radiology.  14:371-379.e1. 2017
2016 Symptomatic management of multiple sclerosis-associated tremor among participants in the NARCOMS registryInternational Journal of Ms Care.  18:147-153. 2016
2015 Prevalence and characteristics of tremor in the NARCOMS multiple sclerosis registry: A cross-sectional surveyBMJ Open.  5. 2015
2014 Improvement of multiple sclerosis-associated tremor as a treatment effect of natalizumabMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  3:505-512. 2014
2013 A retrospective review of lithium usage in veterans with multiple sclerosisMultiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  2:327-333. 2013
2011 Multiple sclerosis therapies in pediatric patients with refractory multiple sclerosisArchives of Neurology.  68:437-444. 2011
2010 Neurocognitive sequelae in African American and Caucasian children with multiple sclerosisNeurology.  75:2097-2102. 2010
2007 Higher IgG index found in African Americans versus Caucasians with multiple sclerosis.Neurology.  69:68-72. 2007
2006 Elevated CSF free kappa light chains correlate with disability prognosis in multiple sclerosis.Neurology.  67:1288-1290. 2006

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Deimination in multiple sclerosis: The bad, the good, and the ugly.  317-336. 2017
2017 Women and neurological disability: End-of-life care and mortality in women with MS.  113-126. 2017

Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 2019 - 2026
  • Private Grant  awarded by Sanofi US Services Inc 2020 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by Sanofi US Services Inc 2020 - 2024
  • A Pragmatic Trial to Evaluate the Intermediate-Term Effects of Early, Aggressive Versus Escalation Therapy in People with Multiple Sclerosis (Traditional versus Early Agressive Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (TREAT-MS) Trial  awarded by Johns Hopkins University 2018 - 2024
  • Comparative Effectiveness of an Exercise Intervention Delivered via Telerehabilitation and Conventional Mode of Delivery  awarded by SHEPHERD CENTER 2018 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by MedImmune 2015 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2020 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by JANSSEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, LLC 2017 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Genzyme Corporation 2016 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 2014 - 2020
  • Treadmill Walking Exercise Training Effects on Cognition and Brain Function in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematically-Developed Randomized Controlled Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by EMD SERONO 2017 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBVIE INC 2019 - 2020
  • Pilot and Feasibility Trial of a Telehealth Dietary Intervention for MS  awarded by National Multiple Sclerosis Society ^ 2017 - 2019
  • SPRINT-MS: A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Activity of Ibudilast (MN-166) in Subjects with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (NN 102)  awarded by MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL 2014 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOGEN IDEC, INC. 2007 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOGEN IDEC, INC. 2010 - 2015
  • MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowship  awarded by National Multiple Sclerosis Society ^ 2013 - 2014
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  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia 2001
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Internship 2002
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Residency 2005
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2007
  • Full Name

  • John Rinker