Controversies in Multiple Sclerosis

Controversies in Multiple Sclerosis

A Complimentary Pre-ECTRIMS CME Course


Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
16:30 – 20:30


Stockholmsmässan Convention Center
Room K 21
Mässvägen 1, 125 30 Älvsjö, Sweden
Pre-Registration Required

Target Audience

Neurologists, primary care physicians, PAs, NPs, and other healthcare providers involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis

Program Overview

This interactive CME course, chaired by Dr. Fred D. Lublin, will highlight recent controversies in the treatment and management of multiple sclerosis. The expert faculty will discuss issues such as neuroprotection versus remyelination, prognostication, environmental contribution to MS and the role of early life events. Recent data on the role of risk reduction in relapsing forms of MS will also be reviewed. There is no fee associated with this CME activity. Pre-registration is required!


1. Should Neuroprotection Be Studied Separately From Remyelination

2. Role of Early Life Events – MS Before RIS

3. Can We Prognosticate Better

4. Dissecting the Environmental Contribution to MS
*Supported by an independent educational grant from Genentech Inc.


5. Independent CME Dinner Symposium –‘Reducing the Risk of Relapse in Patients with Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis’

*Supported by an independent educational grant from Biogen


Fred D. Lublin, MD (Course Chair)
Jack Antel, MD
Giancarlo Comi, MD, PhD
Gilles Edan, MD
Hans-Peter Hartung, MD, PhD
Prof. Reinhard Hohlfeld
Xavier Montalban, MD, PhD
Jerry Wolinsky, MD

Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

AcademicCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Inquiries/Special Needs

For all CME/CNE inquiries or special needs, please contact [email protected] or 610-687-3300.

Financial Support

This activity has been supported by independent educational grants from Biogen and Genentech Inc.


Provided by AcademicCME




*This program is not part of the official ECTRIMS 2019