At the Frontier & Beyond: Multiple Sclerosis 2021

Virtual Conference

When
June 12, 2021
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where

Virtual event with YouTube live stream.

Contact Information

Join the OHSU MS Center for an educational half-day online conference that provides practical information about managing, treating and living with MS. This year’s conference topics include cognition and healthy brain aging, the current state of COVID-19 and MS, disease modifying therapies for MS, and research update from the hill. 

Who should attend: People living with MS and those who support them are invited to attend. 

Registration

Registration is free and required.

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Agenda

9 – 9:10 A.M.  Welcome
Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., MCR, FANA, FAAN
Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
Director, OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center
Staff Neurologist, VA Portland Health Care System
Assistant Director Clinical Care, VA MS Center of Excellence West

9:10 – 9:50 A.M. Disease Modifying Therapies for MS
Rebecca Spain, M.D., MSPH
Associate Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
Staff Neurologist, VA Portland Health Care System 
Associate Director Clinical Care, VA MS Center of Excellence

9:50 – 10:30 A.M.  COVID-19 and MS: The Current State
Christopher Evans, M.D., MPH, AAHIVS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Division of Infectious Disease and Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
HIV Team Lead Physician

10:30 – 10:45 A.M.  Break/Exhibit Hall

10:45 – 11:25 A.M.  Cognition and Healthy Brain Aging for MS
Aimee Pierce, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
Director of Clinical Care and Therapeutics, OHSU Layton Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Center

11:25 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. Research Update from the Hill
Vijayshree Yadav, M.D., MCR, FANA, FAAN
Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University
Director, OHSU Multiple Sclerosis Center Staff Neurologist, VA Portland Health Care System
Assistant Director Clinical Care, VA MS Center of Excellence West

12:05 – 12:20 P.M. Break/Exhibit hall

12:20 – 1:20 P.M. Q & A Panel

Exhibitors

Thank you to the following exhibitors for the support of this year’s conference!  

BIOGEN

GENENTECH

In collaboration with

VA MS Center of Excellence West, Portland VA Health Care System