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Disease modifying treatment and management

First ParadigMS Symposium – Disease modifying treatment and management

17th of March 2016, first ParadigMS Symposium. The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised an interactive learning and networking experience. Here you can review one of the three lectures that were on the agenda: Disease modifying treatment and management.

Prof van Wijmeersch prepared this presentation in collaboration with Prof Paolo Gallo. Prof Van Wijmeersch presented a number of highlights in the treatment and management of relapsing remitting MS. More specifically, he focused on:
Early treatment of RRMS, how to choose when to treat or when to wait.
Switching treatments, when to switch, switch to first- or second-line therapy.
Finally, he also talked about monitoring the disease and treatment, via MRI, clinical or other methods.

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.



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    Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch & Paolo Gallo
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    March 17, 2016
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