“The Cooperative Meeting of CMSC & ACTRIMS features national and international MS experts who represent the best in clinical care and research,” said June Halper, Chief Executive Officer, CMSC. “Attendees will walk away with a greater understanding of the comprehensive management of the disease and the right knowledge and tools to enhance their skills as an MS professional.”
Stephen D. Miller, PhD, opens the CMSC & ACTRIMS Cooperative Meeting (http://www.annualmeeting.mscare.org/
On Thursday, May 29th, the opening lecture by Kottil Rammohan, MD will address: “MS Care in the 21st Century: How Information Technology will Transform Care.” Dr. Rammohan is a Professor of Neurology – Clinical, and the Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center at the University of Miami.
The CMSC ACTRIMS Collaborative John Whitaker Memorial Lecture: “Role of NG2 Cells and IL-17 Signaling in EAE;” takes place on Friday, May 30th chaired by Michael Racke, MD, Suhayl Dhib-Jalbut, MD with Richard Ransohoff, MD presenting. Dr. Racke is Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, The Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center and is internationally recognized as a leader in neurological sciences.
Dr. Dhib-Jalbut is Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology UMDNJ-
Elliot M. Frohman, MD, PhD, FAAN and Teresa C. Frohman, PA-C, will deliver the CMSC Donald Paty Memorial Lecture on Saturday, May 31st, entitled: “Elegance and Eloquence of MS Plaque Pathogenesis:
In addition to the daily opening lectures, the CMSC & ACTRIMS Meeting (http://annualmeeting.mscare.org/
There are also full courses on “The Fundamentals of MS Care;” “Current Topics and Trends in MS Rehabilitation;”
The 2014 Cooperative Meeting of CMSC & ACTRIMS® (http://annualmeeting.mscare.org) is the only North America event that provides health care professionals, from a wide range of medical disciplines and from all over the world, with the latest information, treatment advancements, and research in comprehensive care in multiple sclerosis. For more information on the CMSC & ACTRIMS Meeting and to register, visit: http://annualmeeting.mscare.org.
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) is the leading educational, training, and networking organization for MS health-care professionals and researchers. The CMSC’s mission is to promote quality multiple sclerosis care through educational programming and accreditation including live and online events, research grants, technical journals and papers, and targeted advocacy efforts. The CMSC member network includes more than 7,000 international health-care clinicians and scientists committed to multiple sclerosis care as well as more than 60 Veterans Administration MS Programs and 225 MS Centers in the US, Canada, and Europe.
CMSC’s and IOMSN’s official, peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of MS Care (IJMSC), publishes high-quality research, reviews, and consensus papers on a broad range of clinical topics of interest to MS health-care professionals, and is mailed to its membership at no charge. All IJMSC content is available at http://ijmsc.org. For more information on the CMSC, visit www.mscare.org.