«State of the Art» - 2015

«Recent research developments: Key tools to unmask MS»

On Saturday, January 24, 2015, the largest MS-Symposium in Switzerland took place in the KKL Luzern. Over 150 neurologists, researchers and other specialists in the field of Multiple Sclerosis participated in this symposium.

Abstracts
Abstract book 2015

Press Release
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Impressions of the 17th State of the Art Symposium 2015, Lucerne

  • General Information

    Programme
    Download Programme (pdf)

    Organisation
    Scientific Advisory Board of the Swiss MS-Society and Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society

    Venue
    KKL Lucerne, Culture and Convention Centre
    Europaplatz 1, CH-6005 Lucerne
    KKL Website ¦ How to get there

    Credits
    The Swiss Neurological Society will award 5 Credit Points.
    The Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM/SGAM) will award 4.5 Credit Points.

  • Speakers

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    • Dr. Declan Chard, London
    • Dr. Manuel Comabella, Barcelona
    • Prof. Tobias Derfuss, Basel
    • Prof. Renaud Du Pasquier, Lausanne
    • Prof. Britta Engelhardt, Berne
    • Dr. sc. Linard Filli
    • Prof. Peter Fuhr, Basel
    • Dr. Claudio Gobbi, Lugano
    • PD Dr. Cristina Granziera, Lausanne
    • Dr. Christian Kamm, Berne
    • PD Dr. Jens Kuhle, Basel
    • Prof. Patrice Lalive, Geneva
    • Prof. Roland Liblau, Toulouse
    • Prof. Milo Puhan, Zurich
    • Dr. Sven Schippling, Zurich
    • Prof. Till Sprenger, Basel
    • Dr. Claude Vaney, Montana
    • Prof. Martin Weber, Göttingen
  • Presentations

    The presentations of the 17th State of the Art

    Prof. Martin Weber, Göttingen    
    The underestimated role of B cells in MS    
        
    Prof. Roland Liblau, Toulouse    
    T cells that recognise distinct self-antigens drive the progression of CNS autoimmunity
        
    Dr. Declan Chard, London    
    Recent imaging developments to unmask MS burden
        
    Prof. Milo Puhan, Zurich    
    National MS Registry    

    Workshop B    
    Dr. Athina Papadopoulou, Basel    
    PD Dr. Cristina Granziera, Lausanne     
    MRI to monitor patients with brain and spinal cord white matter changes    
        
    Workshop C    
    PD Dr. Patrice Lalive, Geneva    
    Dr. Jens Kuhle, Basel     
    Can cerebrospinal fluid and blood biomarkers add to the management of MS?    
        
    Workshop D    
    Dr. Claudio Gobbi, Lugano    
    Dr. Christian Kamm, Berne     
    New treatment options: pro and contra    
        
    Workshop E    
    Dr. Sven Schippling, Zurich    
    Prof. Peter Fuhr, Basel     
    OCT and electrophysiological techniques as tools to monitor MS: update    
        
    Workshop F    
    Linard Filli PhD, Zurich    
    Dr. Claude Vaney, Montana     
    Increasing MS patients’ mobility: update

  • Programme Committee

    Chairpersons

    • PD Dr. Myriam Schluep, Lausanne
    • Prof. Roland Martin, Zurich
    • Prof. Ludwig Kappos, Basel

    Programme Committee

    • Prof. Britta Engelhardt, Berne
    • Dr. Claudio Gobbi, Lugano
    • Prof. Patrice Lalive, Geneva
    • Prof. Tobias Derfuss, Basel
    • Prof. Ludwig Kappos, Basel
    • PD Dr. Michael Linnebank, Zurich
    • PD Dr. Myriam Schluep, Lausanne
  • Contacts

    Administration

    Lia Rusterholz
    Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society
    E-mail to Lia Rusterholz
     

    Sponsoring

    Christof Knüsli
    Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society
    E-mail to Christof Knüsli
     

    Public Relations & Fundraising

    Regula Muralt
    Swiss Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Phone 043 444 43 34
    Fax 043 444 43 44
    E-mail to Regula Muralt

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