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Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) 2020

Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) 2020

Get ready for MSVirtual2020, a dynamic virtual meeting giving you the latest in cutting-edge MS research and the opportunity to interact with experts directly. MS research and education are more important now than ever before, so don’t miss out the engaging lineup of scheduled and on-demand scientific content at this year’s conference.

Between 11th – 13th September, MSVirtual2020 will bring together thousands of scientists, clinicians, and health care professionals from around the world for the 8th triennial joint meeting of ACTRIMS and ECTRIMS. Over three days, this year’s conference will be an unparalleled opportunity to discover best practices and new research that furthers understanding of MS and other demyelinating diseases.

The scientific program will include a wide variety of track-specific parallel sessions that will discuss fascinating topics such as the impact of the environment and lifestyle on MS, pharmacological management of progressive MS and sex related factors in the pathogenesis and management of MS.

There will also be sessions from leading experts in the field of MS who will discuss their work and answer challenging questions. Among these sessions, there will be talks on the CNS in disorders in children with Professor Brenda Banwell and Professor Tanuja Chitnis, neuro-ophthalmology of MS with Dr Ari Green and choosing the right MS disease therapy for individual patients with Professor Mar Tintoré and Professor Antonio Uccelli.

As a partner of ACTRIMS, the European Charcot Foundation will also be hosting a satellite symposium on "How to Enhance Remyelination in MS". Chaired by Professor Bernhard Hemmer and Professor Letizia Leocani, this symposium will discuss topics such as ongoing and future remyelinating treatments with Professor Catherine Lubetzki and potential targets for remyelination with Professor Robin Franklin.

In a huge feat of global collaboration, MSVirtual2020 will be filled with unmissable content to promote and enhance research and learning in MS. In addition to the symposia above, there will be a virtual exhibition, debates, late-breaking news, a special session featuring presentations on COVID-19, and networking opportunities integrated throughout. Don’t miss out, mark your calendar now.

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Event type: Congress

Date: 11 September 2020 – 13 September 2020

Location: Virtual

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