14th of March 2019, Fourth ParadigMS Symposium. The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised an interactive learning and networking experience. Here you can consult the first part of the workshop on The Neuroimmunology of MS: Basics of Immunology and MoA of DMT’s by Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch.
In the first part of a this learning experience Prof Van Wijmeersch brought the basics of neuroimmunology of MS.
Prof Tjalf Ziemssen focused in the second part of the workshop on the different modes of action of all the different treatments of MS that are available today. A review of this workshop you can find in Part II.
BART VAN WIJMEERSCH
Neurologist, specialized in Multiple Sclerosis, at the Rehabilitation & MSCenter in Overpelt, were he is medical director and leads a multidisciplinary MS-team. Member of the board of the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis and the first president of the ParadigMS Foundation. As associate professor of Neurology at the University Hasselt, he is affiliated with the Biomedical Institute of the University, where he is involved in the clinical and fundamental research in Multiple Sclerosis.
Minimum two MS experts collaborate to produce an educational slide deck. These slide decks are presented (live) to ParadigMS members, peer reviewed and updated.
The slide decks are published on the ParadigMS website “on behalf of ParadigMS”.
Based on the slide decks, publications are produced. These publications are peer reviewed and published as consensus publications.
Regional (fe: Scandinavian countries, Benelux, …) or national events 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.
Webinars can complement the educational events.
The educational slide decks, events and webinars can be important building blocks of accredited educational programs.