The Expert Meetings bring together the Members of ParadigMS. Research results are discussed and slide decks are peer reviewed. The Members also decide about the scientific program of the association, the action plan and the budget.
Regional or national symposia where state-of-the-art science is transferred to general neurologists and other care givers (nurses, etc) that are confronted with MS in their day to day practice.
the ParadigMS Board Members will meet on 25 October, in the margins of ECTRIMS.
The Expert Meeting will be a prepared and facilitated discussion with the objective to produce a Position Paper, to be published in a neurology journal. Topic of the discussion: “Pregnancy in MS”.
Topic of the 1 st Striving for Excellence in Patient Care – an Innovative Approach (SEPIA) meeting was :
“An update on MS immunology and treatment targets”, presented by Prof. Tjalf Ziemssen.
Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch was the central moderator of the event.
Prof. Ziemssen presented from the main hub in Leuven, from where the presentation was live streamed to 7 other hubs, all having a local audience. The meeting was sponsored by Sanofi Genzyme with the scientific contribution of ParadigMS.
18:45Van der Valk Airport Hotel, Diegem (Brussels)
On March 9th 2017, the second ParadigMS Symposium will be organised in collaboration with the Belgian MS Study Group.
More detailed information can be found on the dedicated event website.
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Key lectures will be combined with question and answers sessions in an interactive learning experience, open to specialists, neurologists in training, practitioners and researchers active in the field of MS.
The preliminary scientific programme will be:
Introduction by Pierrette Seeldrayers, Head department neurology, CHU Charleroi and president of BSGMS and Pr. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt and President of ParadigMS.
Suboptimal Response on Treatment
Speaker: Celia Oreja-Guevara (University Hospital San Carlos, Spain)
Role of T&B
Speaker to be confirmed
Monitoring of MS
Speaker: Sven Schippling (University Medical Center Zürich, Switzerland)
Moderation: Pr. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt Univer …
This innovative event was the first of its kind in MS, and aimed to integrate global information exchange with regional face-to-face collaboration, collecting the worldwide experience of experts who work on MS and treat patients with MS. The event was supported by Novartis, who had no influence on the content as the programme was developed independently by ParadigMS.
Register and find more detailed information at the dedicated event website.
Opening: Dr. Pierrette Seeldrayers, Head department neurology, CHU Charleroi and president of BSGMS and Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt and President of ParadigMS
An update in MS pathology and immunology, Prof. Nikolaos Grigoriadis, Professor of Neurology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Medicine, Greece
Quality of life: the ideal outcome, Dr. Andreas Lysandropoulos, Neuroimmunology Unit- Multiple Sclerosis, Erasme Hospital
Disease modifying treatment and management, Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch, Hasselt University and Rehabilitation & MS-Centre Overpelt
Moderation: Prof. Vincent van Pesch, University Hospitals Saint-Luc, UCL Brussels
On 7th October 2015, a ParadigMS Expert Meeting was held in Barcelona with 14 MS experts participating. The following ‘hot topics’ were identified and will be explored further during the next ParadigMS Expert Meeting, scheduled on 5th March in Paris.
Progressive MS (clinics, pathophysiology, treatment attempts)
Prognosis part 2 treatment – how to define optimal treatment fort he individual?