Media Category: Webinars

Webinar – Innate Immunity and the Role of Microglia in MS

24th June 2021, Sixth ParadigMS Symposium,The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised their annual symposium. Here you can review the full keynote on Innate Immunity and the Role of Microglia in MS. ABSTRACT Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterised by inflammation in early stages, followed by neurodegeneration and progressive disability as the disease advances. Despite the fact that many disease-modifying therapies are now available, it is evident in many patients that disability continues...

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Webinar – COVID19 experiences and Virtual MS-care

24th June 2021, Sixth ParadigMS Symposium,The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised their annual symposium. Here you can review the full keynote on Innate Immunity and the Role of Microglia in MS. ABSTRACTCOVID-19 and MS The COVID-19 pandemic has obliged us to change the way things are done in many aspects of our lives. When it comes to multiple sclerosis (MS), neurologists have been forced to reinvent the way MS patients are managed, with fewer hospital visits and telemedicine now commonplace. Vaccinating patients against SARS-Cov-2...

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E-workshop – MRI in MS & Management during a pandemic

21th November 2020, ParadigMS Foundation and MENACTRIMS offered an enriching e-workshop and keynote – MRI in MS // Management during a pandemic. Here you can review the full recording. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } ABSTRACTSMRI IN MSROULA HOURANI & JENS WÜRFEL Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a fundamental role in the diagnosis and management of the multiple...

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Webinar – Biomarkers in MS & Epidemiology of MS

16th of June 2020, Fifth ParadigMS Symposium. The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised for the first time an interactive and fully digital learning experience. Here you can review the full webinar on Biomarkers in Ms & Epidemiology of MS. ABSTRACTSBIOMARKERS IN MSNIKOLAOS GRIGORIADISMultiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune, multifactorial disorder with its main hallmarks the persistent neuroinflammation and chronic neurodegeneration. Despite its extensive study, the lack of reliable and specific biomarkers for the disease makes it...

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Webinar – Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis: current knowledge on pathogenesis and current and future treatment options

16th of June 2020, Fifth ParadigMS Symposium. The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised for the first time an interactive and fully digital learning experience. Here you can review the full webinar on Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis. Abstracts :CARLO POZZILLI AND BART VAN WIJMEERSCHMultiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) and causes neurological impairment and disability. Progressive MS (PMS) is characterized by a continuous clinical deterioration without recovery....

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Webinar – NMO spectrum disorders (anti-AQP4 and anti-MOG): clinics, diagnosis and treatment options

16th of June 2020, Fifth ParadigMS Symposium. The ParadigMS Foundation and the Belgian Study Group for Multiple Sclerosis (BSGMS) organised for the first time an interactive and fully digital learning experience. Here you can review the full webinar on NMO spectrum disorders. Abstracts :NIKOLAOS GRIGORIADISDiagnostic errors may still common in Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In a number of cases where T2 lesions are identified in MRI may be considered as MS lesions resulting in inappropriate, sometimes harmful therapeutic interventions for the patient. Mono- or multi-focal symptoms consistent...

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Webinar – Pregnancy in MS

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 review one of the two lectures that were on the agenda: Pregnancy in MS ABSTRACTIn this keynote Professor Celia Oreja-guevera talks about MS and pregnancy. The opinions throughout our recent history. But also, how do we see it today, what are the possibilities to do family planning. How can the treatment be done etcetera. CELIA OREJA-GUEVARAProfessor Celia Oreja-Guevara is appointed...

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Webinar – The Neuroimmunology of MS: Basics of Immunology and MoA of DMT’s (Part II)

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 review the full workshop on The Neuroimmunology of MS: Basics of Immunology and MoA of DMT’s (Part II) by Prof. Tjalf Ziemssen. ABSTRACTProf Tjalf Ziemssen focused in this second part of the workshop on the modes of action of all the different treatments of MS that are available today. A review of this webinar you can find in Part II.  In the first part of a this learning experience...

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Webinar – How real world evidence complements clinical trial data

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 review one of the two lectures that were on the agenda. ABSTRACTProf Ralf Ziemssen gave an introduction and his perspective on real world data in MS. What is it and why is it so important to collect them. And how real world evidence complements clinical trial data. TJALF ZIEMSSENProfessor Tjalf Ziemssen is Director of the Center of Clinical Neuroscience with its Multiple Sclerosis...

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Webinar – MRI in MS

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 review one of the two workshops that were on the agenda. ABSTRACTMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a central role in the diagnosis and follow-up of MS patients. Prof Nicola De Stefano talked very practically about what neurologists need while using MRI as an important tool. NICOLA DE STEFANONicola De Stefano is full Professor of Neurology at the Department of  Medicine,...

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Webinar – The Neuroimmunology of MS: Basics of Immunology and MoA of DMT’s (Part I)

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 review the first part of the workshop on The Neuroimmunology of MS: Basics of Immunology and MoA of DMT’s by Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch. ABSTRACTIn 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...

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Webinar – Lifestyle in MS

22th of March 2018, Third 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: Lifestyle in MS ABSTRACTThere is a complicated, bi-directional relation between lifestyle factors and multiple sclerosis (MS). Several studies examined the relationship between these factors and the development and/or worsening of MS, since better understanding of this relationship may pave the ways for possible preventive strategies....

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Webinar – Cognition in MS

22th of March 2018, Third 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: Cognition in MS ABSTRACTDr. Raed Alroughani discussed in his lecture the burden of cognitive impairment in MS. How to measure it and how to improve (or treat) cognitive impairment in MS. RAED ALROUGHANIDr. Raed Alroughani received his degree in medicine (MD) from Charles University. He underwent his neurology residency at the...

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Webinar – Rehabilitation in MS

22th of March 2018, Third 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: Rehabilitation in MS ABSTRACTRehabilitation is a wide subject/domain. Prf Peter Feys chose to talk about how to measure the patients. Secondly he talked about rehabilitation interventions with a focus on physical exercises. PETER FEYSPeter Feys (PhD KULeuven, 2004) is professor in rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy at...

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Webinar – Suboptimal Response on Treatment

9th of March 2017, second 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: Suboptimal Response on Treatment. ABSTRACTWhat is it? How to do prognoses on and of treatment? When to change a treatment? CELIA OREJA-GUEVARAProfessor Celia Oreja-Guevara is appointed ViceChair of Neurology and Head of Multiple Sclerosis Center of the University Hospital San Carlos,Madrid (Spain), where she also serves as Senior...

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Webinar – The Role of B and T Cells as a Target in MS Treatment

9th of March 2017, second 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:The Role of B and T Cells as a Target in MS Treatment ABSTRACTProf Deisenhammer gave a lecture about the role of T and B cells in the treatment of MS. A thorough explanation of basic immunology. FLORIAN DEISENHAMMERProf. Florian Deisenhammer is presently Professor of Neurology at the University of Innsbruck in Austria. After...

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Webinar – Monitoring of MS

9th of March 2017, second 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: Monitoring of MS ABSTRACTProf Sven Schippling gave a clear explanation on how to monitor MS in practice through the use of MRI technique. SVEN SCHIPPLINGSven Schippling is currently Deputy Head of the Department of Neuroimmunology and Clinical Multiple Sclerosis Research (nims) at the University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland....

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Webinar – An update in MS pathology and immunology

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: An update in MS pathology and immunology. ABSTRACTProf Grigoriadis discusses in this presentation the highlights and updates concerning pathology and immunology in MS. NIKOLAOS GRIGORIADISProf Nikolaos Grigoriadis graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He did his PhD thesis and residency...

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Webinar – Quality of life of patients with MS: the ideal outcome

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: Quality of life of patients with MS: the ideal outcome. ABSTRACTWhen you look at the definition of paradigms you can highlight one word and that is care. Dr. Lysandropoulos wants to talk with all kind of care givers because MS is an important example of a disease in which you need a multi-disciplinary approach.Why do we care...

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Webinar – 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. ABSTRACTProf 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...

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