Young Investigator Award Winners 2021

45 Young Investigators from over 20 different countries were accepted to present their poster during the 29th Annual Meeting.

All 45 posters were subdivided in 5 different categories: Basic Studies, Clinical, Epidemiology, Investigations and Treatment.

For each category, a selection of ECF Board Members reviewed the posters.

The winners of the best poster presentation are:

Basic Studies:

Histological characterisation of staged lesion topography in the MS spinal cord
Alex Waldman
University of Oxford and National Institutes of Health (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Poster presentation


Exercise therapy as supplemental treatment in early multiple sclerosis: a RCT
Morten Riemenschneider
Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)

Poster presentation


The disease-modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis and association with survival
Huah Shin Ng
University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)

Poster presentation


An imaging signature in choroid plexuses in pre-symptomatic multiple sclerosis
Vito Ricigliano
Paris Brain Institute (Paris, France)

Poster presentation


TDCS to prevent optic nerve damage and to promote remyelination in EAE mouse model
Silvia Marenna
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele (Milano, Italy)

Poster presentation

The winners of the Young Investigator Awards become part of the Worldwide ECF Fellow Community.

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