During MSIF’s global networking meetings on 10-12 April 2019, we were joined by leading MS experts for an International Progressive MS Alliance webcast on ‘Solving progressive MS’.

Our panel of experts discussed the state of progressive MS research, the vital work of the International Progressive MS Alliance and what must be done next to develop breakthrough treatments in progressive MS.

The panel was facilitated by Stuart Nixon. Diagnosed with MS at 18, Stuart serves as co-chair of the UK MS Society’s Scientific Research Strategy Committee and is a recognised global advocate for ensuring people affected by MS can get the support they need to have a good quality of life. Stuart was joined by three MS experts:

  • Professor Alan Thompson – Chair of the Progressive MS Alliance Scientific Steering Committee and Dean of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at University College London;
  • Professor Jenny Freeman – Professor of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom;
  • Professor Giancarlo Comi – Co-chair of the Progressive MS Alliance Scientific Steering Committee and Chair of the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology and the Director of the Institute of Experimental Neurology at the Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy.

Watch the webcast in full below.