Pre-MSWashingtonDC2020 Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Course

Preceding the joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS meeting, the European Charcot Foundation in collaboration with Academic CME and EXCEMED is organizing this one-day course.

Course Programme

Tuesday 8 September 2020, 08:00 - 17:30, Marriott Marquis Washington D.C.

EXCEMED
  • 08:00 - 08:30: How Genes and Environment Interact to Cause MS
    Prof Dr Alberto Ascherio, Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States
  • 08:30 - 09:00: OCT and Neurofilaments in Clinical Practice
    Prof Dr Peter Calabresi, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis Center, Baltimore, United States
  • 09:00 - 09:30: Standard and Advanced MRI to Monitor Disease Courses and Treatment Response
    Dr Douglas L. Arnold, Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital, Montreal Canada
    Prof Dr Massimo Filippi, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy


    Break
  • 10:00 - 10:30: The NMOSD
    Prof Dr Kazuo Fujihara, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
  • 10:30 - 11:00: The Spectrum of Treatments in RMS
    Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi, Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital and University, Milan, Italy
  • 11:00 - 11:30: Enhancing Remyelination: From Basic Studies to Interventions
    Prof Dr Hans-Peter Hartung, Heinrich-Heine-University, Department of Neurology, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 11:30 - 12:00: New Perspectives in Neurorehabilitation
    Prof Dr Letizia Leocani, Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy


    Lunch Break
The European Charcot Foundation
  • 13:00 - 13:20: Understanding Progressive MS
    P
    rof Fred D. Lublin, Mount Sinai Medical Center, The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Icahn School of Medicine, New York, United States
  • 13:20 - 13:40: Treatment Decisions in Progressive MS
    Prof Dr Per Soelberg Sörensen, Danish Multiple Sclerosis Center, Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 13:40 - 14:00: Neuroprotective Treatments
    Prof Dr Giancarlo Comi, Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital and University, Milan, Italy
AcademicCME
  • 14:00 - 14:45: Are We Any Closer to Understanding the Cause of MS?

    Prof Dr Peter Calabresi, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis Center, Baltimore, United States

  • 14:45 - 15:30: Electronic Data Capture/Devices - Can We Quantitate Disease Activity?
    Prof Dr Jeffrey Cohen, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College Medicine, Cleveland, United States


    Break
  • 16:00 - 16:45: Is it Time to Consider Combination/Add-On Therapies?

    Prof Fred D. Lublin, Mount Sinai Medical Center, The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Icahn School of Medicine, New York, United States

  • 16:45 - 17:30: Are We Paying Enough Attention to Safety?

    Prof Dr Hans-Peter Hartung, Heinrich-Heine-University, Department of Neurology, Dusseldorf, Germany

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Washington D.C., United States
September 08, 2020 - September 08, 2020