Dr Anu Jacob completed his raining in internal medicine (JIPMER, Pondicherry, India) and neurology (Srichitra Institute, Trivandrum, India). After completing MRCP (London) and specialist training in neurology at The Walton Centre he did a one year fellowship in neuroimmunology and demyelinating disorders (multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica and transverse myelitis) at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota, USA). Anu is the author of several peer reviewed articles and book chapters. His main research interest is neuromyelitis optica, MS, optic neuritis and transversemyelitis.