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1 Calendar of events 2016 NEUROLOGY

2 Rome, Italy 29 January 2016 Updates on MS treatment management Project an individualized treatment plan in MS Explain how to manage patients day to day issues List the main neurodegenerative and reparative strategies in MS Bari, Italy 5 February 2016 Updates on MS treatment management Project an individualized treatment plan in MS Explain how to manage patients day to day issues List the main neurodegenerative and reparative strategies in MS Siena, Italy February 2016 Clinical and research applications of MRI for MS diagnosis and monitoring AND WITH AN INTEREST IN MRI Illustrate and apply MRI diagnostic criteria Explain the key elements of differential diagnosis in MRI Describe basic principles and applications of quantitative MRI MS Clinic and Department of Neurology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey March 2016 Hands-on clinical management of adult and paediatric MS NEUROLOGISTS INTERESTED IN MS Illustrate and apply MS diagnostic criteria Describe pros and cons of current MS treatments Perform differential diagnosis in paediatric cases

3 Middle East location to be defined March 2016 MS for neurologists, MS specialists and nurses NEUROLOGISTS, MS SPECIALISTS AND NURSES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Berlin, Germany 9-10 April Annual conference in MS NEUROLOGISTS MANAGING MS PATIENTS Describe the main advances in MS pathogenesis Discuss the role of different tools in MS diagnosis, monitoring and treatment choices Review the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and repair Cemcat, Barcelona, Spain June 2016 Updates in MS knowledge CLINICIANS INVOLVED IN MS MANAGEMENT AND NEUROLOGISTS ENTERING THE MS FIELD Describe the role of environmental factors in MS onset and the main pathophysiological mechanisms of MS Illustrate and apply past and present diagnostic criteria for MS Use clinical and radiological markers of disease severity to define treatment response Compare the mechanisms of action and safety profile of all MS treatments MS Clinic and Department of Neurology, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey June 2016 Hands-on clinical management of adult and paediatric MS NEUROLOGISTS INTERESTED IN THE MS FIELD Illustrate and apply MS diagnostic criteria Describe pros and cons of current MS treatments Perform differential diagnosis in paediatric cases

4 London, UK 13 September 2016 MS Academia: Updates on MS treatment and management (pre-ectrims) NEUROLOGISTS SPECIALIZED IN MS AND OTHER CLINICIANS WITH A SPECIAL INTEREST OR FOCUS ON MS Investigate genetic and environmental factors in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis Integrate clinical, neurophysiologic, and MRI findings into disease diagnosis Incorporate information about risks and benefits of currently available drugs in treatment decision-making London, UK 13 September th MS Nurse international workshop (pre-ectrims) NURSES INVOLVED IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH MS Summarize the role of the MS nurse in the evolving scenario of the multidisciplinary approach to MS Describe the specific needs of progressive MS patients and explain how to handle them from the nurse s perspective Define the concept of compliance and adherence with respect to old and new drugs and offer main strategies to improve adherence List the short and long term monitoring requirements for each MS treatment Europe - Location to be determined September 2016 Treatment and Neuro- Myelitis Optica NEUROLOGISTS INVOLVED IN THE TREATMENT OF MS S. Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy October 2016 In-depth MRI techniques and analysis in multiple sclerosis YOUNG CLINICIANS AND SCIENTISTS CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN MS MANAGEMENT AS WELL AS RADIOLOGISTS INTERESTED IN MS Describe the present MRI diagnostic criteria for MS Summarize the novel, functional and structural markers of disease severity obtained through advanced MRI techniques Illustrate the main findings of functional MRI techniques Describe the main software for imaging postprocessing and basic principles of quantitative analysis in MRI imaging

5 Valens Clinic, Valens, Switzerland October 2016 New frontiers in MS rehabilitation NEUROLOGISTS, PHYSIATRISTS AND PHYSIOTERAPISTS INVOLVED IN MS Describe the neurophysiological basis of rehabilitation and the benefit of exercise for neuronal survival Detail the most suitable metrics to measure motor and cerebellar dysfunction in both relapsing-remitting and progressive MS List the key clinical elements needed to project an individualized rehabilitation plan Illustrate frequently used tools to diagnose cognitive impairment and look at the main strategies for cognitive rehabilitation Buenos Aires, Argentina 16 November 2016 Regional update in MS (pre-lactrims) SPANISH SPEAKING NEUROLOGISTS, MAINLY COMING FROM LATIN AMERICA, TREATING PATIENTS WITH MS

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