The Pre-MSWashingtonDC2020 Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Course

The Pre-MSWashingtonDC2020 Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Course

A Continuing Medical Education Program Provided by AcademicCME, European Charcot Foundation and EXCEMED


Tuesday, September 8th 2020
8:00am to 5:30pm


Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
University of DC/Catholic Ballroom
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Now Open


8:00 am – 8:30 am: How Genes and Environment Interact to Cause MS – Alberto Ascherio, MD
8:30 am – 9:00 am: OCT and Neurofilaments in Clinical Practice – Peter Calabresi, MD
9:00 am – 9:30 am: Standard and Advanced MRI to Monitor Disease Courses and Treatment Response – Douglas L. Arnold, MD and Massimo Filippi, MD
9:30 am – 10:00 am: Break
10:00 am – 10:30 am: NMOSD –Kazuo Fujihara, MD
10:30 am – 11:00 am: The Spectrum of Treatments in RMS – Giancarlo Comi, MD, PhD
11:00 am – 11:30 am: Enhancing Remyelination: From Basic Studies to Interventions – Hans-Peter Hartung, MD, PhD
11:30 am – 12:00 pm: New Perspectives in Neurorehabilitation – Letizia Leocani, MD, PhD
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch Break
1:00 pm – 1:20 pm: Understanding Progressive MS – Fred D. Lublin, MD
1:20 pm – 1:40 pm: Treatment Decisions in PMS – Per Soelberg Sorensen, MD
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm: Neuroprotective Treatments – Giancarlo Comi, MD, PhD
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Are We Any Closer to Understanding the Cause of MS? – Peter Calabresi, MD
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm: Electronic Data Capture/Devices – Can We Quantitate Disease Activity? – Jeffrey Cohen, MD
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Break
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm: Is it Time to Consider Combination/Add-On Therapies? – Fred D. Lublin, MD
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm: Are We Paying Enough Attention to Safety? – Hans-Peter Hartung, MD, PhD


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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 Statement

AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 8.0 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 inquiries or special needs, please contact [email protected] or 610-687-3300.


There is no cost to attend this CME program. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Provided by AcademicCME, European Charcot Foundation and EXCEMED




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