The conference is designed to promote the exchange of scientific thought and break down barriers to MS research in Australia.
The conference is primarily designed to cater for neurologists, MS nurses, scientists, biologists, social and allied health researchers and other qualified individuals interested in advancing the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) research.
The purpose of the conference is to:
- Stimulate innovative research into the causes, prevention, improved treatments and ultimately a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS).
- Promote the exchange of scientific thought and investigation among neurologists, MS nurses, scientists, biologists, social and allied health researchers and other qualified individuals interested in advancing the field of MS research.
- Encourage and support collaboration among national and international researchers.
The key themes of the 2021 conference include:
- Digital Research (Digital Biomarkers, Virtual Clinics, Digital Labs)
- Lifestyle Factors
- Imaging (Animal and Human)
- Innate Immunity
The conference committee includes:
- Professor Helmut Butzkueven (Conference Convenor)
- Professor Bruce Taylor
- Associate Professor Anneke van der Walt
- Dr Heidi Beadnall
- Associate Professor Kaylene Young
- Dr Steve Simpson-Yap
- Associate Professor Anne Bruestle
- Dr Julia Morahan
- Dr Hamish Campbell