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Exclusive Full Coverage: 2014 Winter MS Forum

Posted November 25, 2014

Were you unable to join us for the Race to Erase MS Center Without Walls 2014 Winter Forum? We have amazing news for you! Race to Erase MS and Everyday Health partnered up to bring you exclusive full coverage of this year’s forum.

Watch doctors from leading medical centers share the latest in Multiple Sclerosis research and answer your questions HERE!

Panelists, from left to right, included:

Vijay Yadav, MD, Oregon Health and Science University
Peter Calabresi, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Adam Kaplin, MD, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Nancy Davis, Founder, Race to Erase MS
Leslie Weiner, MD, University of Southern California
David Hafler, MD, Yale University
Emmanuelle Waubant, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Claudia Curry Hill, Moderator

Agenda:

I. Welcome by Nancy Davis and Intro of Panel
Each Panelist to give a 30 second introduction of themselves, what Center they represent and their area of focus.

II. Topic 1: Stopping MS
(Dr. Peter Calabresi, Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant and Dr. Adam Kaplin)
Emerging Therapies
Understanding Progression
Diagnosing and Treating Depression and Dementia

III. Topic 2: Restoring Function
(Dr. Leslie Weiner and Dr. Vijay Yadav)
Myelin Repair
Rehabilitation

IV. Topic 3: Ending MS
(Dr. David Hafler, Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant and Dr. Vijay Yadav)
Finding and Understanding MS Risk Genes
Lifestyle Factors
Vitamin D
Diet and MS

V. Lightning Round to answer collected questions

VI. Conclusion and Thank You by Nancy Davis

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