Professor Alan Thompson, Dean of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL in the UK, is the winner of the 2021 Charcot Award. The award recognises a lifetime of achievement in outstanding research into understanding and treating MS. In this video, Professor Alan Thompson gives the Charcot Lecture at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) 2021.

Professor Alan Thompson has made a tremendous impact on many areas of MS research and clinical care over his 40-year career, improving the quality of life of people with MS, particularly those affected by progressive forms of the disease. He has led, served on, and founded numerous esteemed national and international scientific and funding boards and committees, which includes his former role as Chair of MSIF’s International Medical and Scientific Board. He has been a mentor to many accomplished MS specialists and a fervent advocate for the voice of people affected by MS on a global scale.

Thank you to the ECTRIMS for allowing us to share this lecture. Visit ECTRIMS 2021 to watch this and many more sessions. Post-registration is still possible.

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