Exploring Advances in Multiple Sclerosis, Summer Research Forum, Dublin

External Event - 6th Jul 2018

Genomics Medicine Ireland are hosting an MS Research Forum for research personnel and healthcare professionals.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Prof. Stephen Sawcer (University of Cambridge): MS genetics – pitfalls and prospects
  • Dr Howard Jacob (Abbvie Inc.): Genomics for discovery – bedside to benchside
  • Dr Sherman Jia (UCSF): Genome sequencing uncovers phenocopies in primary progressive Multiple Sclerosis

Other Speakers:

  • Ms Ava Battles (CEO MS Ireland):  More than hope – progress
  • Prof. Susan Coote (University of Limerick): Activity matters – interventions to increase physical activity for people with MS
  • Dr Denise Fitzgerald (Queen’s University Belfast): Harnessing the immune system to remyelinate the Central Nervous System
  • Dr Bruno Gran (University of Nottingham): Treatment priorities in relapsing and in progressive MS
  • Dr Claire McCoy (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland): Manipulation of microRNA-155 in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Dr Anthony Ryan (Genomics Medicine Ireland):  A genome’s journey through GMI

Panel Discussion:
How far have we advanced?
Moderator: Ms Harriet Doig (MS Ireland)  

Panel Members: Dr Brian Sweeney (Cork University Hospital), Prof. Susan Coote, Dr Bruno Gran, Ms Ava Battles, Dr Anthony Ryan

Date: Friday, 6th July 2018, 08.30-1600

Location:  Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin

To register for this event please visit http://genomicsmed.ie/summer-ms-forum/

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