The next Oslo University Hospital research seminar January 12th 14:30 Multiple Sclerosis News: From the clinic to the lab and back

Everyone is welcome to the next Oslo University Hospital research seminar, which is entitled
"Multiple Sclerosis (MS) News: From the clinic to the lab and back".

Speakers: Hanne F. Harbo, Pål Berg-Hansen, Tone Berge, Mona Beyer, Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius.

Time: Monday, January 12th, 2015, at 14:30-16:00.
Place: Green Auditorium, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo.


14.30: Welcome and introduction
Hanne F. Harbo, senior consultant, professor, Department of Neurology, Leader for MS research group at OUH and University of Oslo (UiO).

14.35: MS prevalence and environmental factors in MS- new data
Pål Berg-Hansen, senior consultant, PhD candidate, Department of Neurology, OUH.

14.50: The amazing new list of MS-associated genetic variants
Hanne F. Harbo

15.05: Molecular studies of genetic associations in MS – in progress
Tone Berge, researcher and lab leader, Neuroscience Research Unit, Domus Medica 4, OUH.

15.20: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a biomarker of MS disease activity and progression – a developing field
Mona Beyer, senior consultant, professor, Department of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, OUH and Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

15.35: Novel treatments in MS – improvements and challenges
Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius, senior consultant, associate professor, Department of Neurology, OUH and UiO.

15.50: Final questions and wrapping up
Hanne F. Harbo

Meeting’s chair: Hanne F. Harbo

Everybody is welcome!

Forthcoming OUH research seminars:
19.01 DNA sequencing in medicine.
02.02 PhD students and supervisors: the fast tracks to perfect synergy?
02.03 Personalized medicine.
16.03 Strategies for research on Alzheimer's disease.
13.04 Presentation of core facilities for proteomics research.

Meeting announcements and information:

On behalf of the organizing committee for OUH research seminars,

Alexandre Corthay (committee leader)

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