National MS Conference 2018

MS Ireland will host the annual National MS Conference on Saturday, 22nd September in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone, Westmeath. We are also hosting a gala dinner on Friday evening (21st September) during which the annual awards ceremony will be held.

Highlights on the day - confirmed speakers: 

10am: 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.

11am: The Importance of Neurorehabilitation in MS: Dr. Jens Bansi, Exercise Scientist; PhD., Rehabilitationszentrum Valens, Switzerland.

12pm: 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

2.30pm: Healthy Brain: Dr. Sabina Brennan, Trinity Brain Health and ADAPT, TCD.

Workshops

Irish Hospice Foundation, Planning for the future.

Genomics Ireland, Dr. Kate O’Brien identifying specific patterns in genes in people with MS so as to develop new diagnosis tools, treatments, and better our understanding of disease progression.

How to book your place!

Registration from 9am. Meeting starts 9.45am - 3pm followed by MS Ireland Annual General Meeting (AGM) will also take place on the day. Cost of Day €20 (including lunch). 

Get in touch

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

Can't make the conference? Don't worry - all talks will be streamed live on the day of the event*** Tune in from 9.45am on Saturday 22nd September on the following link: 

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