1HDC01

TIME: 09:00 - 12:30
TITLE OF THE COURSE: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CREDIT: 2 CREDITS

1-            COURSE IS RECOMMENDED FOR: RESIDENT, SPECIALIST NEUROLOGIST, ACADEMICIAN
2-            COURSE OBJECTIVE:
In this course, immunopathogenesis, clinical and radiological features, biomarkers in MS, NMO / NMO spectrum diseases will be discussed. In addition, the effects of environmental factors on the natural course of MS and the relationship between special conditions such as pregnancy and breastfeeding will be reviewed.
3-            THE SUBJECTS THAT THE COURSE ATTENDEES WILL BE INFORMED AFTER THE COURSE?
With this course, participants will acquire the knowledge and experience on the immunopathogenesis, clinical and radiological features, biomarkers in MS, NMO / NMO spectrum diseases. In addition, they will gain experience about the effects of environmental factors on the natural course of MS and the relationship between special conditions such as pregnancy and breastfeeding.
4-            EXPECTATIONS FROM THE ATTENDEES: ATTENDING AS A LISTENER, SHARING EXPERIENCES, PARTICIPATING IN THE APPLICATIONS, ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN DISCUSSIONS
5-            COURSE PROGRAM

Title of the session: Immunopathogenesis, clinical and radiological features of MS, NMO / NMO spectrum diseases

Chairs of the Session:
Rana Karabudak
(Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
Münire Kılınç
(Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)

Speakers and Topics:
•             Recent Developments in Immunopathogenesis in Multiple Sclerosis?
Canan Yücesan
(Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
•             Do Environmental Factors Affect the Natural Course of MS in Multiple Sclerosis?
Münife Neyal
(SANKO University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
•             The Role of MRI in Diagnosis and Follow-up of Multiple Sclerosis in the Light of Recent Developments?
Belgin Koçer
(Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
•             Discussion and Comments by the Chairs of the Session

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Speakers and Topics:
•             Neurofilament and Other Markers in Multiple Sclerosis?
Erdem Tüzün (İstanbul University Experimental Medicine Research Institute)
•             NMO and NMO Spectrum Diseases, Clinical Features and Immunopathogenesis?
Nur Yüceyar (Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
•             Special Cases in MS; Relationship of MS and Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Ferah Kızılay (Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)

•             Discussion and Comments by the Chairs of the Session