2017 Symposium

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Auditorium A, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Join us as we celebrate research innovations in multiple sclerosis (MS). The day includes presentations by experts in the fields of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of MS, a panel discussion moderated by André Picard, health columnist with The Globe and Mail, and a keynote lecture by the 2017 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipient.

Presenters include:
Brenda Banwell, MD, FAAP, FRCPC (The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
Paediatric Multiple Sclerosis: Lessons Children Teach Us

Jennifer Gommerman, PhD (University of Toronto)
Reverse Translation of MS Clinical Trials – what have we learned from B cell depletion therapies

Jiwon Oh, MD, PhD (St. Michael’s Hospital)
Spinal Cord MRI in MS and Beyond

Alan J. Thompson, MD, FMedSci, FRCP, FRCPI (University College London)
Finally making progress in Progressive MS

Keynote Presentation:
V. Wee Yong, PhD (University of Calgary)
2017 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipient

Full day agenda to come.

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For event inquiries, please contact Natalie Wakabayashi at 519.661.2111 ext. 89201 or email natalie.wakabayashi@schulich.uwo.ca.