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On the Frontlines of Multiple Sclerosis

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Welcome to On the Frontlines of Multiple Sclerosis, a ReachMD series with the latest education and information on diagnostic and prognostic advancements and treatment options for patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

Welcome to On the Frontlines of Multiple Sclerosis, a ReachMD series with the latest education and information on diagnostic and prognostic advancements and treatment options for patients with Multiple Sclerosis.
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United States

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Welcome to On the Frontlines of Multiple Sclerosis, a ReachMD series with the latest education and information on diagnostic and prognostic advancements and treatment options for patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

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English


Episodes

Multiple Sclerosis in Pediatric & Pregnant Patients: Challenges in Treatment

7/31/2018
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Host: David Weisman, MD Guest: Lauren Krupp, MD Guest: Prof. Ralf Gold MS is a challenging chronic disease to manage for any healthcare professional, but the most difficult cases we often face involve children and pregnant women. Up to 5% of people diagnosed with MS are under the age of 16. The peak age of diagnosis for women falls between 20 and 50 years old; however, that also happens to be the highest fertility window for these patients. Each of these populations present their own...

Duration:00:13:59

Disease Modifying Therapies in MS: Highlights from ACTRIMS 2018

2/23/2018
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Guest: Thomas T. Leist, MD Guest: Clyde E. Markowitz, MD Multiple sclerosis is a quickly advancing field of medicine. The data presented at the Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) meeting heavily focused on new and emerging concepts, including immune cell populations in the pathophysiology of MS. Join Dr. Thomas Leist and Dr. Clyde Markowitz as they review these advances. Disclaimer: Some products discussed in this activity have not received...

Duration:00:13:29

The New MS Treatment Landscape: Personalized Management Strategies

2/8/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Andrew Chan, MD Guest: Tobias Derfuss, MD Evolving treatment options in multiple sclerosis have ushered in a greater focus on providing personalized management to patients with multiple sclerosis. This interview will review the concept of NEDA (No Evidence of Disease Activity), and how its application using new treatment modalities has begun to improve patient outcomes. Join Professor Andrew Chan and Professor Tobias Derfuss as they explore the changing...

Duration:00:13:29

Innovations in MS: Mechanisms of Disease Progression and Immune Reconstitution

1/30/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Andrew Chan, MD Guest: Tobias Derfuss, MD Guest: Gavin Giovannoni, MBBCh, PhD Rapid advances in the management of multiple sclerosis reflects an evolving landscape whose emergent treatment philosophies are focused on improving both short- and long-term patient outcomes. This interview reviews different management strategies as well as the importance of personalized treatment, and what they mean for you and your patients. Join Professor Andrew Chan,...

Duration:00:13:29

MS Pathogenesis: Understanding the Genetic & Environmental Triggers

12/15/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Gavin Giovannoni, MBBCh, PhD In this vital episode of On the Frontlines of Multiple Sclerosis, Dr. Matt Birnholz interviews Dr. Gavin Giovannoni, Professor of Neurology at Queen Mary University of London. Join us in examining the impact of genetic and environmental factors for MS, and how this information can influence MS diagnosis, management and treatment. This program has been brought to you through an independent educational grant from Merck KGaA,...

Duration:00:09:29