2010 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research awarded to Yale University researcher The American Academy of Neurology is awarding the 2010 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Study to David A. Hafler, MD, with Yale University. Hafler will have the award during the AAN’s 62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto, held April 10 through April 17, 2010. The John Dystel Prize recognizes a significant contribution to analyze in the understanding, treatment, or avoidance of multiple sclerosis. Hafler’s research focuses on the immunologic and genetic underpinnings of multiple sclerosis. He hopes that using the recently found out findings of the genes that causes MS shall result in new therapies.Sept. 27 Dr. Dean Shrock served for many years as Director of Mind-Body Medicine for a physician management band of 40 cancer centers, where he trained and researched a wellness plan that improved survival with cancer. He is the bestselling writer of Doctor’s Orders: Proceed Fishing, Why Love Heals: Mind-Body-Spirit Medication, and Living and Thriving: A Mind-Body-Spirit Program for Wellness. Dr. Shrock also co-authored the chapter on Mind-Body Medicine in Dr. Andrew Weil’s 2014 text message, Integrative Oncology, and is certainly among the spiritual teachers interviewed in the 2014 international bestselling book, The Power of the Heart.