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Expert interviews from ECTRIMS 2016


More than 9,000 leading MS neurologists, neuroscientists, and researchers from almost 100 countries met in September in London for this year’s ECTRIMS. 65 sessions were presented during the 4 congress days.

Please watch the video ECTRIMS Highlights 2016, where two of our editors of the MS Resource Center, Dr. Claire Riley and Dr. Rebecca Farber, summarize the hottest topics from ECTRIMS.


See also the video interviews with:

Prof Robert Zivadinov on Interferon Beta Study PROTRACT

Prof Anthony Feinstein on The psychiatric aspects of MS in general - The neuropsychiatry

Prof Matilde Inglese on Cerebellar volume as an outcome measure in therapeutic trials of primary progressive multiple sclerosis

Dr Maria K. Houtchens on Assisted Reproductive Techniques

Dr Maria K. Houtchens on Family Planning with MS - General Considerations

Prof Anthony Feinstein on Cannabis use in MS Patients

Prof Anthony Feinstein on Cognition and MS

Prof Matilde Inglese on Non-gaussian diffusion MRI allows early characterization of tissue disruption in PPMS

Prof Sten Fredrikson on Diagnostic and differential diagnosis aspect in MS

Professor Sergio Baranzini on Genetics, environmental factors and the role of gut bacteria in MS

Dr Alessandra Solari on Secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial on palliative care for severe MS and their caregivers


More interviews will be uploaded shortly!


About the Editors

  • Prof Timothy Vartanian

    Timothy Vartanian, Professor at the Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell...
  • Dr Claire S. Riley

    Claire S. Riley, MD is an assistant attending neurologist and assistant professor of neurology in the Neurological Institute, Columbia University,...
  • Dr Rebecca Farber

    Rebecca Farber, MD is an attending neurologist and assistant professor of neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, in New...

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