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11th national neuroscience conference

Multiple Sclerosis 2013
strategies for treatment and pa...
11

Multiple Sclerosis 2013

th

national neuroscience conference
2nd December, 2013

America Square Conference Centre, Lo...
Professor David Bates, Professor of Clinical Neurology, The Newcastle upon
Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
15.10 – 15....
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America square MS Conference Programme - 2 Dec 2013

  1. 1. Organised by Gold Sponsor 11th national neuroscience conference Multiple Sclerosis 2013 strategies for treatment and patient support in association with America Square Conference Centre, London 2nd December 2013 un Ho How to get to the venue gat e t eS Lim ops an Lem St Bish 2 A10 20 Tower Hill Grange Hotels are offering a special rate for delegates attending Multiple Sclerosis 2013. To make a reservation please contact Grange Hotels central reservations quoting: ‘MA Healthcare’. GRANGE HOTELS Telephone number: 0207 233 7888 Fax number: 0207 630 9897 Email: reservations@grangehotels.com Expotel can provide a complimentary hotel booking service for delegates attending Multiple Sclerosis 2013. To enquire about making a reservation or to get details of other hotels contact Expotel on the number below, choose the ‘hotel’ option and quote MA Healthcare/Multiple Sclerosis 2013. Telephone number: 0845 054 8470 Email: events@expotel.com MA Healthcare Ltd, St. Jude’s Church, Dulwich Road, London SE24 0PB Tel: 020 7501 6762 Fax: 020 7978 8319 Website: www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk k St Doc ill er H Tow Accommodation details EXPOTEL 202 t A1 tt S sco reet Tower int St al M Gateway Roy r’s Row Please note that this venue is within the Congestion Charge Zone. There is no parking at the America Square Conference Centre. Information on the nearest public car parks is available at: NCP Parking. 4 hour Pay & Display parking spaces are in the area. St Pre Coope riars hed F Crutc ll St ve A n Portsoke Manse ries ’s AMERICA Haydon St SQUARE Tower Hill By Car Aldgate Crosswall A1 t d oy London Fenchurch Street Rail A1211 nhall S Ll Tower Hill – 1 min walk (District, Circle and Docklands Light Rail Services). On leaving Tower Hill tube station by walking straight out of the exit, turn Fenchurc right and walk for 100 meters past the Grange Cityh St Hotel and under the overhead train line bridge where you should turn right into Crosswall. The entrance to Ea America Square Conference Centre is 50 stcheaon metres p your right through the revolving doors. White chapel Mino Leade Vine St Jewry St By Underground h tc Minories 15, 42, 78, 100 Fenchurch Street 40 Aldgate di By Bus ds America Square Conference Centre, 1 America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB Tel: +44 (0)20 7706 7700
  2. 2. 11 Multiple Sclerosis 2013 th national neuroscience conference 2nd December, 2013 America Square Conference Centre, London 08.00 – 08.55 Registration & refreshments 08.55 – 09.00 Welcome & introduction Causes and diagnosis 09.00 – 09.40 Emerging areas of research into the causes of MS Professor Gavin Giovannoni, Professor of Clinical Neurology & Chair of Neurology, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London 09.40 – 10.10 Brain imaging Dr Declan Chard, Senior Clinical Research Associate, UCL Institute of Neurology, London 10.10 – 10.40 The role of optical coherence tomography in the management of MS Dr Simon Hickman, Consultant Neurologist, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 10.40 – 11.10 Stratified medicine for MS: towards personalisation of treatment Professor Paul Matthews, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Head, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London Kindly supported by Novartis 11.10 – 11.30 Discussion 11.30 – 12.00 Refreshments and exhibition viewing Treatment 12.00 – 12.30 Current and emerging therapies Professor John Zajicek, Chair of Clinical Neuroscience, Plymouth University & Honorary Consultant, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth 12.30 – 13.00 Oral medication Dr Martin Duddy, Consultant Neurologist, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 13.00 – 13.10 Discussion 13.10 – 14.10 Lunch and exhibition viewing 14.10 – 14.40 Update on MS clinical trials Dr Jeremy Chataway, Honorary Senior Lecturer & Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Treatment case studies 14.40 – 15.10 Managing relapsing remitting MS
  3. 3. Professor David Bates, Professor of Clinical Neurology, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 15.10 – 15.40 Progressive MS Dr Alastair Wilkins, Reader in Neurology, University of Bristol & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, North Bristol NHS Trust 15.40 – 15.55 Discussion 15.55 – 16.15 Refreshments and exhibition viewing Side effects and complications 16.15 – 16.45 Spasticity management in MS Dr Valerie Stevenson, Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 16.45 – 17.15 Cognition and MS Professor Dawn Langdon, Professor of Neuropsychology, Royal Holloway, University of London 17.15 – 17.25 Discussion, evaluations and close of conference

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