May 09, 2012
Topic: The Next Frontier: Understanding and Treating Progressive MS
Date: May 23, 2012, 7:00-8:00 p.m. ET
On May 23, 2012, join a panel of experts for a live nationwide Webcast “The Next Frontier: Understanding and Treating Progressive MS”
- Why aren’t there more therapies for people with progressive MS?
- What do we know about what causes progression in MS?
- What are the challenges faced in understanding and treating progressive MS?
- What’s on the horizon in terms of preventing progression and repairing the nervous system?
- What’s being tested right now for people with progressive MS? What can people do now to maximize their quality of life?
Moderator: Dr. Timothy Coetzee, Chief Research Officer of the National MS Society
Peter Calabresi, MD – Professor of Neurology, and Director of the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center
Daniel Reich, MD, PhD – Chief, Translational Neuroradiology Unit, Neuroimmunology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Neurology Department, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
John DeLuca, Ph.D., ABPP – Vice President for Research at Kessler Foundation Research Center, a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and of Neurology and Neurosciences UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
For people who cannot participate in real-time, we will post the recorded version with transcript for viewing shortly after the event.