#ECTRIMS2016 – What To Expect

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The 32nd annual congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, widely referred to as ECTRIMS, will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in London. The four-day event is partnering this year with the Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in MS  (RIMS), the European network for best practices and research in MS Rehabilitation.

But what will be happening in the conference?

More than 8,000 researchers and clinicians with expertise in multiple sclerosis are expected to attend the event, where over 2,000 abstracts will be presented and discussed in 61 scheduled sessions, mainly grouped around five topics.

What are the main, hot topics to be covered in ECTRIMS?

Topics are: imaging, immunomodulation and immunosuppression, clinical assessment tools, long-term treatment monitoring, and risk management for disease modifying treatments.

Want to learn more about what this year’s ECTRIMS will cover? Read about it here.

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