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Audio Recordings from iWiMS Virtual Conferences. See https://iwims.world/iwims-global-scientific-meetings/ for details about our past and upcoming conferences.

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Audio Recordings from iWiMS Virtual Conferences. See https://iwims.world/iwims-global-scientific-meetings/ for details about our past and upcoming conferences.

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – July 15 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – July 15 2020

    The iWiMS July 15 2020 COVID-19 meeting hosted was hosted by Fabienne Brillot. We heard an update from Celine Louapre (French Registry), specifically talking about COVID-19 in people with NMOSD. Amber Salter (COViMS Registry US) gave an update on the US experience. Both speakers spoke to comorbidities, and treatment impacts. The formal talks were followed […]

    • 28 min
    MS COVID-19 Meeting – July 1 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – July 1 2020

    In the July 1 2020 iWiMS COVID-19 meeting Dr Jeanne Billioux (NIH, USA) gave an update on COVID-19 treatments, clinical trials, and vaccines in development. We thank her for this excellent summary of the current state of play. Video https://youtu.be/PbpOZc8UZJE Please note, these videos are intended for a medical and scientific audience for educational purposes. […]

    • 32 min
    MS COVID-19 Meeting – June 17 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – June 17 2020

    In the June 17 iWiMS COVID-19 update Dr Ruth Dobson (QMUL, UK) asks the question: What role does VitaminD play in COVID-19 outcomes? Dr Kate Fitzgerald (JHU, USA) presents data from a collaborative effort with Cemcat looking at predictors of COVID-19 infection in people with MS. Louise Rath, clinical nurse consultant at Aflred Health (AU) […]

    • 45 min
    MS COVID-19 Meeting – June 3 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – June 3 2020

    After a fortnight break, Anne-Katrin Pröbstel hosts latest COVID-19 meeting. We welcomed Sandra Amor (The Netherlands) who gave an update on innate immune evasion by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We also had updates from three registries including: Celine Louapre (FR) – French MS COVID-19 Registry, Afagh Garjani (UK) – UK MS Register, Amber Salter (US) – […]

    • 54 min
    MS COVID-19 Meeting – May 20 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – May 20 2020

    Our May 20/21 meeting was hosted by Emmanuelle Waubant. We welcomed Gavin Giovanonni (UK) discussing anti-CD20 therapies and vaccine readiness. For Gavin’s up-to-date patient information go to http://www.ms-selfie.org. Jan Hillert (SE) gave an update on the Swedish Registry data. There is a predonderance of patients in Rituximab in the Swedish Registry who have tested positive for […]

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    MS COVID-19 Meeting – May 13 2020

    MS COVID-19 Meeting – May 13 2020

    Our May 13/14 meeting was hosted by Fabienne Brillot. We welcomed David Baker (UK) who spoke about the biology of COVID-19 in relation to MS therapies. Dr Baker has co-authored a paper found here, describing what he discussed today. Nick Rijke representing MSIF, updated us regarding the MS Data Alliance MS COVID-19 Registry effort. Jan Hillert […]

    • 55 min

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