ECF Latin-American Symposium

For the second time, the European Charcot Foundation was honored to organise the ECF Latin-American Symposium held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Friday 21 & Saturday 22 July 2017. 

The ECF Latin-American Symposium was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Friday 21 & Saturday 22 July 2017. 

The program includes the following topics:

Friday 21 July 2017

3.30 – 5.00 pm: Session 1: From RIS to relapsing MS: Clinical Aspects 
- Radiological Isolated Syndrome (Christine Lebrun)
- Diagnostic criteria, clinical phenotypes and differential diagnosis (Edgardo Cristiano)
- Clinical prognostic factors in CIS and RMS (Gilles Edan)

5.30 – 7.30 pm: Session 2: From RIS to relapsing MS: Paraclinical Assessment 
- MRI in diagnosis and prognosis (Juan Ignacio Rojas)
- Biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis (Jorge Correale)
- Neurophysiology and OCT in diagnosis and monitoring (Letizia Leocani)

Saturday 22 July 2017

9.00 – 10.30 am: Session 3: Progressive MS
- New physiopathological insights in progressive MS (Hans Lassmann)
- Natural history and diagnostic criteria (Gilles Edan)
- Clinical trials in progressive MS: methodological issues (Ludwig Kappos)

11.00 am to 1.00 pm: Session 4: From RIS to Progressive MS: Treatment and Monitoring
- Early MS: starting a treatment (Liliana Patrucco)
- Assessment of treatment response (Per Soelberg Sorensen)
- Treatment of progressive MS (Giancarlo Comi)
- Safety monitoring (Oscar Fernandez)
- Role of Remyelination Strategy in an enhanced recovery (Hans-Peter Hartung)

2.30 – 4.30 pm: Session 5: Challenges and Commitments in a new MS era
- Patient reported outcomes (Juan Ignacio Rojas)
- Learning from real world data (Ludwig Kappos)
- How to improve MS patients (Giancarlo Comi)

Buenos Aires, Argentina
July 21, 2017 - July 22, 2017