Editor Profile

Robert T. Naismith, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Neurology Board

Robert T. Naismith, MD, serves as Neurology Clerkship Director at Washington University in St. Louis and has interests in medical education and teaching evidence-based manuscript review. He specializes in inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica. His clinical investigations use quantitative magnetic resonance imaging sequences to better correlate imaging with clinical disease and to predict long-term outcome. He is also interested in clinical trials and clinical outcomes measures.


Consultant / Advisory board

Alkermes; Acorda Therapeutics; Bayer HealthCare; Biogen Idec; EMD Serono; Genzyme Corp./Sanofi; Genentech; Novartis

Speaker's bureau

Acorda Therapeutics; Biogen Idec; Genzyme Corp./Sanofi

Grant / Research support

National Multiple Sclerosis Society; National Institutes of Health

Summaries by Robert Naismith