National MS Conference 2018

MS Ireland hosted the annual National MS Conference on Saturday, 22nd September in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone, Westmeath. We also hosted a gala dinner on Friday evening during which the annual awards ceremony was held.

Watch highlights on the day: 

MS Overview and Quality of Life: Professor Gavin Giovanonni, Professor of Neurology Centre: Centre for Neuroscience and Trauma. Research Groups: Neuroimmunology. Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Watch here >>

The Importance of Neurorehabilitation in MS: Dr. Jens Bansi, Exercise Scientist; PhD., Rehabilitationszentrum Valens, Switzerland. Watch here >>

Identifying specific patterns in Genes in people with MS, so as to develop new diagnostic tools, treatments and better our understanding of the progression of MS: Dr. Kate O Brien, Genomics Medicine Ireland. Watch here >>

Healthy Brain: Dr. Sabina Brennan, Trinity Brain Health and ADAPT, TCD. Watch here >>

National annual award winners:

Our annual awards are presented to those who demonstrate courage, dedication and great care for those around them. We were delighted to present the 2018 MS awards to: Person of the Year: Mary McKeon; Carer of the Year: Carmel and P.J. O'Brien; Volunteer of the Year: Duncan Pratt and Carol Millington Pratt

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Get in touch:

For further details contact western@ms-society.ie or 091 768630  

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