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.
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.