20th October 2022, ParadigMS Master Class
ParadigMS Foundation organised the first Master Class, focused on MS prognostication in practice: today and future perspectives that took place on Thursday 20th October 2022 in Brussels, Belgium. Here you can review the full keynote on High efficacy treatments in MS.
Patrick Vermersch studied medicine at Lille University Hospital (France), where he graduated in Neurology. Between 1990 and 1994 he pursued his training in basic research fields, mainly in cellular biology, obtaining a PhD addressing biochemical abnormalities associated with Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. He also conducted research related to the characterization of post-transcriptional anomalies of tau proteins. His research interests then turned to multiple sclerosis (MS).
Prof. Patrick Vermersch is head of one of the University of Lille’s departments of Neurology which deals with MS and other neuroinflammatory diseases. The department is primarily concerned with neuroimmunology and markers of disease evolution.
Prof. Patrick Vermersch is currently vice-president of research in the fields of Life and Health Sciences at the University of Lille. In 2000, he and colleagues created the first MS network in northern France to improve MS care and research. His current areas of interest are prognostic markers in MS and neuroimmunology in general. He participates in many treatment protocols for MS. He has authored or co-authored approximately 380 scientific papers. His H-index (Web of Science) is 54.
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