National MS Conference

Highlights from the day

MS Ireland
20 Oct 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