Independent CME Lunch Symposium

Independent CME
Lunch Symposium

Applying Data-Driven Treatment Plans to Improve Patient Management in Multiple Sclerosis

Date

February 17, 2016
12:00-1:00PM

Location

Le Pavillon Hotel, 833 Poydras St,
New Orleans, LA 70113
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Overview

The live symposium will take place at the Advanced Curriculum for Multiple Sclerosis, a pre-conference in conjunction with ACTRIMS 2016 held from February 17 – 18, 2016 in New Orleans, LA. It will be designed to complement the content of the course and deepen the level of clinical skill for managing patients with multiple sclerosis. This CME activity is designed to fill the professional gaps of community neurologists to make their skills more aligned with those neurologists working at a multiple sclerosis center.

Target Audience

Neurologists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with MS.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Gain an in-depth understanding of the immunopathology of multiple sclerosis, including T-cells, B-cells, and antibodies.
  2. Review the current clinical trial data for B-cell related therapeutics for the management of patients with multiple sclerosis.
  3. Apply the most recent evidence-based, personalized treatment plans to optimize outcomes for patients with multiple sclerosis.

Registration Fees

This program is free to all learners.

Location

Le Pavillon Hotel
833 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

Agenda

  1. Scientific Update: B-cell Immunopathology in MS
  2. Clinical Trial Update: Recent Advances in B-cell Pharmacotherapy
  3. Advanced Treatment Strategies: When to Switch Therapies
  4. Q & A
Accreditation Statement

AcademicCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

AcademicCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsors

This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

CME Inquires/Special Needs

For all CME inquiries or special needs, please contact mscurriculum@academiccme.com.

Provided By

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Program Chair

Jerry Wolinsky, MD

Director, MRI Analysis Center
Director, Multiple Sclerosis Research Group
University of Texas Medical School – Houston, TX

Faculty


Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD

Chairman – Department of Neurology
Professor of Neurology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ

Patricia Coyle, MD

Professor and Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs)
Director, MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook University Medical Center – Stony Brook, NY

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The Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) announces its first stand-alone meeting:
ACTRIMS Forum 2016

ACTRIMS Forum 2016 will be held on February 18-20, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The conference theme is “Progressive MS: Bench to Bedside and Back.” Learn about cutting edge discoveries in the pathogenesis and management of progressive MS from world renowned experts in the field. Discuss advances in the development of serological and imaging markers of MS disease progression. Hear about ongoing clinical trials of neuroprotective, neuroregenerative and immunomodulatory agents in progressive MS.  The conference will be of value to researchers, clinicians, residents, students, postdoctoral fellows and patient advocates who have an interest in the pathogenesis, clinical management and treatment of progressive MS.

For more information: www.actrims.org/forum2016Register today.