George H. Kraft, M.D., M.S., is a well-known expert in multiple sclerosis (MS), with a long history of clinical care, research and teaching at the University of Washington. Dr. Kraft retired from patient care to focus on MS research. He currently directs the MS Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Dr. Kraft earned his M.D. and M.S. in immunology from Ohio State University, Columbus; interned at University of California, San Francisco; and completed residencies in physical medicine and rehabilitation at both institutions.
Among Dr. Kraft's many research achievements are the discovery of fatigue as the most common symptom of MS and stem cell transplant treatment for MS. His clinical research focuses on developing physiological methods to identify different types of MS.
Dr. Kraft is UW professor emeritus and first holder of the Nancy and Buster Alvord Endowed Professorship in Multiple Sclerosis.