New video interviews from the AAN Annual Meeting 2015
This year’s annual meeting took place from April 18-25 in Washington DC. We are very happy to provide our readers with some exclusive and interesting video interviews.
Dr. Alastair Compston from Cambridge University (UK) talks about the adverse events of alemtuzumab and the risk management strategies that are in place. Dr. Lloyd Kasper from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Hanover (USA) explains how most risk factors for MS are influenced by the gut microbiome. Dr. Emmanuelle Waubant from the University of California, San Francisco (USA) discusses the influence of diet on the pathogenesis and progression of MS. Dr. Fred Lublin from the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at Mount Sinai Medical Center (USA) talks about the results of the phase III INFORMS study (fingolimod) which showed an 80% response rate after 1 year of treatment.
Jacob J. Sosnoff, Rachel E. Klaren, Lara A. Pilutti, Deirdre Dlugonski, Robert W. Motl
Gait & Posture, Volume 41, Issue 3, March 2015, pages 860-862
Disease modifying therapies use associated with comorbid autoimmune diseases in multiple sclerosis patients
Lynn Chouhfeh, Katelyn S. Kavak, Barbara E. Teter, Bianca Weinstock-Guttman
Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders (available online 27 February 2015)
Predictive value of different conventional and non-conventional MRI-parameters for specific domains of cognitive function in multiple sclerosis
Daniela Pinter, Michael Khalil, Alexander Pichler, Christian Langkammer, Stefan Ropele, Peter B. Marschik, Siegrid Fuchs, Franz Fazekas, Christian Enzinger
NeuroImage: Clinical, Volume 7, 2015, pages 715-720
Importance of an individual’s evaluation of functional status for health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis
Miriam Gavelova MD, Iveta Nagyova PhD, Jaroslav Rosenberger MD PhD, Martina Krokavcova PhD, Berrie Middel PhD, Zuzana Gdovinova MD PhD, Johan W. Groothoff PhD, Jitse P. van Dijk MD PhD
Disability and Health Journal (Available online 10 March 2015)
EBioMedicine, Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2015, Page 181
About the Editors
- Timothy Vartanian, Professor at the Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell...
- Claire S. Riley, MD is an assistant attending neurologist and assistant professor of neurology in the Neurological Institute, Columbia University,...