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The Progress in MS Research Conference hosted by MS Research Australia is a biennial event held to bring Australian clinicians and medical researchers together, to present their latest findings and form research collaborations.

The purpose of the Progress in MS Research Conference is to:

  • Stimulate innovative research into the causes, prevention, improved treatments and ultimately a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Promote the exchange of scientific thought and investigation among neurologists, MS nurses, scientists, biologists, social and allied health researchers and other qualified individuals interested in advancing the field of multiple sclerosis research.
  • Encourage and support collaboration among national and international researchers.

The key themes of the 2019 conference include:

  • Innovative Trials and Patient-Centred Research
  • Deep phenotyping and cohort studies (Biomarkers)
  • Accelerating the pipeline of novel interventions for MS

The conference committee include:

  • Helmut Butzkueven
  • Ingrid van der Mei
  • Justin Rubio
  • Mark Slee,
  • Tobias Merson
  • Vilija Jokubaitis

Venue Map & Contact Event Organiser


RACV City Club
Level 17, 501 Bourke Street
Victoria Australia 3000

Event Organiser

Conference Secretariat, MS Research Australia
08 7071 1010

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