3rd CHARCOT LATINAMERICAN Meeting

The European Charcot Foundation invites you to the 3rd CHARCOT LATINAMERICAN Meeting on "Optimizing treatment and care of MS patients".

This two-day meeting is organised at Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta, Posadas 1232, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

For registration information, please email charcot@metgroup.com.ar.

Sofitel Buenos Aires Recoleta, Argentina
March 22, 2019 - March 23, 2019

Scientific Programme:

Friday 22 March

13:45 - 14:00 Opening (Giancarlo Comi, Italy & Liliana Patrucco, Argentina)
14:00 - 16:00 Session I - Before starting a DMT (Chair: Liliana Patrucco, Argentina)

  • Lecture 1: Assessing the prognosis (Xavier Montalban, Spain)
  • Lecture 2: Defining patient's expectations (Oscar Fernandez, Spain)
  • Lecture 3: Risk-benefit profile from RCTs to post-marketing evidences (Hans-Peter Hartung, Germany)
  • Lecture 4: Personalized medicine in MS: myth and reality (Per Soelberg Sörensen, Denmark )

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 - 18:30 Session II - Treatment monitoring (Chair: Giancarlo Comi, Italy)

  • Lecture 1: How to identify treatment failure (Liliana Patrucco, Argentina)
  • Lecture 2: Role of MRI (Juan Ignacio Rojas, Argentina)
  • Lecture 3: Role of EPs and OCT (Letizia Leocani, Italy)
Saturday 23 March

09:00 - 11:00 Session III - Treating special conditions (Chair: Edgardo Cristiano, Argentina)

  • Lecture 1: Pediatric MS (Silvia Tenembaum, Argentina)
  • Lecture 2: Handling pregnancy (Jorge Correale, Argentina)
  • Lecture 3: Marburg, Balò and other aggressive courses (Hans-Peter Hartung, Germany)
  • Lecture 4: The window of opportunity for progressive MS (Giancarlo Comi, Italy)

11:00 - 12:30 Coffee break and poster viewing

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30 Session IV - Enhancing recovery and symptomatic treatment (Chair: Hans-Peter Hartung, Germany)

  • Lecture 1: Physical exercise: the evidence (Juan Ignacio Rojas, Argentina)
  • Lecture 2: Enhancing brain plasticity (Letizia Leocani, Italy)
  • Lecture 3: Pharmacological and non-pharmacological approach to cognitive impairment (John DeLuca, USA)
  • Lecture 4: Remyelination strategy: from basic science to clinical application (Catherine Lubetzki, France)
  • Lecture 5: How to improve MS patient's care (Oscar Fernandez, Spain)

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 - 17:30 Open session - presentation of 6 selected posters

17:30 - 18:30 Round table: MS care units, pros and cons

18:30 - 18:45 Concluding remarks

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