Registrations for the 25th Annual Meeting are open!

We are pleased to inform you the registrations for the 25th Annual Meeting are open.

Join the special 25th Anniversary edition of the Annual Meeting and become part of the ECF Community of Experts. 

The Annual Meeting theme "25 Years of Fundamental Milestones in MS" promises interesting scientific discussions, both backward and forward looking.

The number of places available for this jubilee edition of the 25th Annual Meeting is limited, register now and secure your seat!

Visit the 25th Annual Meeting website for the latest up-to-date information.

The date and topic of the 2017 jubilee edition of the Annual Meeting are confirmed

The Board of the European Charcot Foundation is pleased to invite you to the 25th Annual Meeting of the European Charcot Foundation.
The meeting will take place in Baveno, Italy from Thursday 30 November till Saturday 2 December, 2017.

The theme of this year's special jubilee edition is "25 Years of Fundamental Milestones in MS".

Save the date in your agenda and do not miss the opportunity to celebrate with us the 25th Anniversary of our Annual Meeting!

Registration opens on Friday 17 February, 2017.
More detailed information on the program, the different sessions and the faculty will be available soon.

New Board member of the European Charcot Foundation: Prof. William (Bill) Carroll

The ECF welcomes Prof. William (Bill) Carroll as new Board member. He is a consultant neurologist in the Department of Neurology and Neurophysiology at the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Western Australia. Beside being the Chair of the Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia International Research Review Board, he is the first Vice President of the World Federation of Neurology, the foundation Vice President of the Pan-Asian Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (PACTRIMS) and a member of the steering committee of the International Progressive MS Alliance (IPMSA). Currently he is also the Asia Pacific editor of Multiple Slerosis Journal.
His principal research activity has been in demyelinating disease, both multiple sclerosis and of the biology of demyelination and remyelination in experimental optic neuropathy.

600 Onsite and Online Delegates participating at ECF's 24th Annual Meeting

The Scientific and Organisational Committee of the 24th Annual Meeting is honoured to welcome 400 onsite and 200 online delegates. 

The European Charcot Foundation has always been know for its enriching and open discussions amongst researchers, clinical practitioners and industry representatives.

Also this year, the program devotes a lot of time to questions and answers, poster viewing and networking opportunities. Moreover, both the 400 on site and the 200  live stream delegates join the discussions via the 24th Annual Meeting Mobile Application.


Upcoming ECF Satellite Symposium at LACTRIMS

hilton_buenos_aires.jpgThe European Charcot Foundation will host a Satellite Symposium during the 9th Congress of the Latin American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (LACTRIMS) on Friday November 18, 2016, from 5:30pm till 7:15pm at Hilton Buenos Aires Hotel, Argentina. 

The theme of the Symposium, chaired by Prof. Giancarlo Comi (IT) and Prof. Edgardo Cristiano (AR) is Remyelination in MS.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Biology of Remyelination (Catherine Lubetzky - France)

  • Assessment of Remyelination: Role of MRI (David Miller - UK)

  • Assess of Remyelination: Role of Neurophysiology (Letizia Leocani - Italy)

  • Pharmacological Intervention to enhance Remyelination (Hans Peter Hartung - Germany)

  • Cellular Therapy for Remyelination (Jorge Correale - Argentina)

Record number of abstracts submitted for the 24th Annual Meeting

Poster_Session_img_1045.jpgWe are proud to announce we received a total of 46 abstracts requesting for poster presentation, representing 16 different countries from 4 different continents: Europe, North America, South America and Asia.

The Scientific Committee, presided by Prof. Giancarlo Comi, will screen all submitted abstracts in order to notify all submitting authors by October 21, 2016 regarding acceptance or rejection of the abstract.

The accepted abstracts will be displayed on the website of the European Charcot Foundation.
All submitted posters will be displayed in the poster area of the Annual Meeting and will be uploaded in the Annual Meeting Mobile Application.
In addition, Investigators are offered the possibility to record their poster presentation for the Live Stream.

Follow the 24th Annual Meeting via the Live Stream*

ecf2015_live_stream_schermen_opname.jpgInterested in attending the 24th Annual Meeting but lacking time and/or insufficient travel funds?
Register for the Live Stream* and participate in the Annual Meeting virtually or access the Live Stream Catalogue at a moment more convenient for you. 
Via the 24th Annual Meeting Mobile Application, participants to the Live Stream can even submit questions in real-time to the faculty members.

The full Annual Meeting Scientific Program will be streamed live: the Opening Lecture, all Sessions (1 to 8) and the Concluding Remarks.  In addition, Young Investigators and Investigators are invited to present their poster in a recording studio for the live stream.

To register and for more detailed information on the Live Stream, the technical requirements, accreditation, visit the Annual Meeting website.

* All live streamed sessions will be available online until January 31, 2017.

The Scientific Program of the 24th Annual Meeting is final!

The Scientific Program of the 24th Annual Meeting of the European Charcot Foundation is now available online.
We are proud to announce Prof. David Miller, President of ECTRIMS' Executive Committee, has accepted to chair the lecture on Treatment Decisions covering the following discussion topics:

  • Breaking through Disease
  • Starting a Treatment
  • Stopping a Treatment
  • Sharing Decisions with Partners

 Visit the Annual Meeting website for detailed information on the theme “Multiple Sclerosis' Treatment in Practice ”, the different sessions, the topics covered by the different speakers and the speakers’ résumésDetails about the Satellite Symposia organised within the framework of the Annual Meeting will be available soon.

Register now to secure your place and take part in interesting debates amongst researchers and clinical practitioners!