Please save the date for the following IMSVISUAL Events, taking place in conjunction with the ACTRIMS Forum 2020 in West Palm Beach, February 27-29, 2020.
- IMSVISUAL Member Meeting: 8:00-9:00am, Thursday, February 27
- Joint NAIMS-IMSVISUAL Symposium: 11:15am-1:45pm, Thursday, February 27
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 17:00
Meeting Room B9, Stockholmsmässan
ECTRIMS Congress Venue
||Welcome and Proceedings
F. Paul, Berlin
||Results of the OCTIMS study
F. Paul, Berlin
||OCT in experimental MS models
P. Albrecht, Düsseldorf
||Vision investigator race
4 brief presentations by junior researchers
||Miscellaneous and Farewell
Snacks and beverages will be provided.
The number of participants is limited to 50 pax. Please RSVP until September 5th, 2019, by using the online registration form.
It is our pleasure to invite you to our IMSVISUAL symposium at ACTRIMS Forum 2019 (being held in Dallas, Texas, February 28 – March 2), to discuss updates on vision research in multiple sclerosis and related disorders. For the third consecutive year we are fortunate to have secured ACTRIMS as our sponsor.
The symposium, integrated into the ACTRIMS program and CME accredited, will take place on Thursday, February 28th from 12:30pm – 1:45pm. Please see below the confirmed agenda for talks/speakers during the session. This symposium/session is open to all attendees of the ACTRIMS Forum 2019.
I think this will be an exciting symposium with presentations from
several groups representing existing IMSVISUAL member sites from
around the world.
We look forward to seeing you all in Dallas!
IMSVISUAL symposium at the ACTRIMS Forum 2019, Thursday, February 28th
Session Chairs: Laura Balcer, NYU Langone Health and Elena Martínez-Laspiscina, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
1: “Is there progressive retinal damage in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders?”
Friedemann Paul, NeuroCure Clinical Research Center
2: “Smartphone Suite of Visual Tests in Multiple Sclerosis”
Randy Kardon, University of Iowa Health Care
3: “Corneal Confocal Microscopy: “A rapid non-invasive technique to image neurodegeneration”
Ioannis Petropoulos, Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar
4: “Dynamics of retinal layer atrophy in normal aging and multiple sclerosis”
Elias Sotirchos, Johns Hopkins University
5: “Retinal imaging in EAE for translational neuroprotection studies”
Philipp Albrecht, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf