Meeting/Workshop

Multiple Sclerosis: From bench to bedside

November 23, 2018

Strasbourg (France)

PROGRAM

Neurex-Medalis Meeting

09:00-09:30 Registration & Welcome coffee


09:30-10:00 - Introductory lecture: Clinical overview of MS
Ludwig Kappos (Basel) 
 
Session 1: Clinical studies
10:00-10:30 Regine Buffels (Basel) - Focus on disease activity and progression: novel endpoints for better disease understanding
10:30-11:00 Nicolas Collongues (Strasbourg) - Testosterone in multiple sclerosis : from pathophysiology to therapeutics

11:00-11:15 Short break

Session 2: Monitoring and diagnosing MS
11:15-11:45 Bruno Stankoff (Paris) - Molecular imaging of the mechanisms driving disability worsening in Multiple Sclerosis using Positron Emission Tomography
11:45-12:15 Fabian Docagne (Caen) - Molecular MRI predicts disease course in animal models of MS
 
12:15-13:30 Lunch break
 
Session 3: News from the bench
13:30-14:00 Frauke Zipp (Mainz)
14:00-14:30 Brahim Nait-Oumesmar (Paris) - From Oligodendrocyte Development to Remyelination Strategies in MS
14:30-15:00 Marco Prinz (Freiburg) 

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:00 Kingston Mills (Dublin) - Th17 cells and IL-17 cytokine pathways in the pathogenesis of EAE and MS
16:00-16:30 Geert Van Loo (Ghent) - A20 critically controls microglia activation
16:30-17:00 Dominique Bagnard (Strasbourg) - Peptide-based inhibition of Plexin-A1 as novel strategy to promote remyelination in MS
 
17:00 - Concluding remarks


Organizers: Dominique Bagnard and Jérôme De Sèze

 

 

DATES AND VENUE

Friday 23rd of November 2018

IRCAD
Hôpitaux Universitaires
1, place de l’Hôpital
67091 Strasbourg Cedex

Access map: here

 

ACCOMMODATION

Neurex gets a partnership with the

Hotel HILTON STRASBOURG

(1 Avenue Herrenschmidt – 67000 STRASBOURG – France).

Please find HERE the preferred rate and the direct booking possibilities and THERE the description of the hotel.

 

HOTEL MERCURE STRASBOURG PAILAIS DES CONGRES

(20 place de Bordeaux – 67000 STRASBOURG – France).

Please find HERE the preferred rate, the booking contacts and th presentation of the hotel.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT...

Deadline of registration: November 19th, 2018

 

Neurex workshops are part of the cycle B5 of the University of Basel. They allow students to gain Credit Points from attending workshops/meetings.

This specific workshop will give rise to the attribution of 1 CP.

Important: Full rules & how to proceed available here.

 

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