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The 2019 Symposium will feature presentations from world renowned MS experts on the topics of Wellness and Progressive MS Research. Please note that this year we will have one continuous session with a lunch break.

Symposium: 9:30am – 2:00pm
Lunch Break: 11:30am – 12:15pm

There is no fee for this symposium but space is limited.

Registration is required.

This year’s symposium will focus on:

  • Identifying, managing and treating the hidden and often most debilitating symptoms of MS; cognitive impairment, depression, fatigue and pain.

  • The potential benefits and concerns of using medical cannabis to treat MS symptoms.

  • Drugs in the pipeline to treat the progressive forms of the disease.

Speakers & Presentations

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Mark Allegretta, PhD

Vice President, Research
National MS Society

TOPIC: TBA

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Meghan Beier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

TOPIC: TBA

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Julie Fiol, MSW, BSN, RN, MSCN

Senior Manager MS Information and Resources
National MS Society

TOPIC: TBA

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Adam Kaplin, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuropsychiatry
Chief Psychiatric Consultant, Multiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis Clinics; Department of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

TOPIC: TBA

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Michael H. Moskowitz, MD

President, Bay Area Pain Medical Associates
CEO, Neuroplastic Partners, LLC

TOPIC: TBA

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Jon Porter, MD

Medical Director, Comprehensive Pain Program
Division Chief, Comprehensive Pain
The University of Vermont Medical Center

TOPIC: TBA

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EJ Levy, Moderator

Founder & President, MS Hope for a Cure and Matilda’s Mom

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