Applying New Science to Improve Outcomes for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis


Course Information

Therapautic Area: Neurology
Format(s): Meeting Reporter
Credit(s): 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Activity Dates: May 26, 2017 to May 25, 2018


Program Overview

This CME program will feature content presented at the the 69th Annual American Academy of Neurology Meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts. Three expert faculty will analyze recent therapeutic advances in the treatment and management of patients with multiple sclerosis. The clinical relevance of emerging and emerged trial data will be reviewed. Faculty will discuss strategies for utilizing the multidisciplinary team approach to develop and implement personalized treatment plans, accommodating patient-specific disease characteristics. Upon completion of the activity, learners will have a better grasp of evolving science in the field of multiple sclerosis as it relates to clinical practice.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of health care professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment, or management of patients with multiple sclerosis.

Educational Objectives

  1. Review the recent advances in immune science for multiple sclerosis
  2. Examine emerging clinical trial data for the treatment of multiple sclerosis as present at AAN 2017
  3. Develop data-driven treatment plans to effectively address patient-specific characteristics and improve outcomes for patients with multiple sclerosis


Lublin_Head ShotFred D. Lublin, MD
Saunders Family Professor of Neurology
Director, Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for MS
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York



Berger_Head Shot

Joseph R. Berger, MD
Professor of Neurology and MS Division Co-Chief
Department of Neurology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



Dhib-Jalbut_HeadshotSuhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Professor of Neurology
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey




Co-provided by the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and AcademicCME.

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