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Epstein-Barr virus infection dysregulates the MS risk miRNA expressions in B cells

Ali Afrasiabi

Epstein-Barr virus infection dysregulates the MS risk miRNA expressions in B... More

Duration: 31.98 hours
9:06 AM - 5:00 PM

PEGylation of Gas6 for therapeutic use in demyelinating disease

Negar Asadian

PEGylation of Gas6 for therapeutic use in demyelinating disease.   BACKGROUND Gas6 is a... More

Duration: 31.9 hours
9:09 AM - 5:00 PM

Tyro3 in myelin repair and axonal conductivity

Michele Binder

  Tyro3 in myelin repair and axonal conductivity   BACKGROUND Secondary progressive... More

Duration: 31.85 hours
9:10 AM - 5:00 PM

Into the unknown – studying MS families to find the unknown genetic component of MS

Nicholas Blackburn

  Into the unknown - studying MS families to find the unknown genetic component of... More

Duration: 31.83 hours
9:10 AM - 5:00 PM

Heterozygote point mutation in transcription factor IRF4 protects from developing ascending paralysis in a MS mouse mode

Rebecca Buckland

  A heterozygote point mutation in the transcription factor IRF4 protects from developing... More

Duration: 31.83 hours
9:11 AM - 5:00 PM

Whole-blood methylation as a prognostic biomarker for multiple sclerosis

Maria Pia Campagna (Poster)

Whole-blood methylation as a prognostic biomarker for multiple sclerosis.BACKGROUND The lack of... More

Duration: 31.82 hours
9:12 AM - 5:00 PM

Assessing health-related quality-of-life in Australian MS Longitudinal Study participants using 6 multi-attribute ....

Julie Campbell (Poster_1)

  Assessing health-related quality-of-life in Australian Multiple Sclerosis Longitudinal... More

Duration: 31.8 hours
9:13 AM - 5:00 PM

Investigating health-related quality of life impacts for participants of the Australian MS Longitudinal Study using ....

Julie Campbell (Poster_2)

  Investigating health-related quality of life impacts for participants of the Australian... More

Duration: 31.78 hours
9:14 AM - 5:00 PM

Diagnostic power of rapid and objective visual testing of multiple sclerosis patients

Corinne Carle

Diagnostic power of rapid and objective visual testing of multiple sclerosis... More

Duration: 31.77 hours
9:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Going beyond tokenistic: the experience of being a consumer involved in research about multiple sclerosis

Katrina Chisholm (Poster)

  Going beyond tokenistic: the experience of being a consumer involved in research about... More

Duration: 31.75 hours
9:16 AM - 5:00 PM

Knowledge translation in the international MS community: evaluation of the Understanding MS free online course

Suzi Claflin

  Knowledge translation in the international MS community: an evaluation of the... More

Duration: 31.73 hours
9:18 AM - 5:00 PM

Sensory enrichment during early development transiently enhances oligodendrocyte survival

Georgina Craig

  Sensory enrichment during early development transiently enhances oligodendrocyte... More

Duration: 31.7 hours
9:19 AM - 5:00 PM

Delineating the role of monocarboxylate transporter 8 (MCT8) in the context of neuroinflammation-mediated ....

Mary Dass

  Delineating the role of monocarboxylate transporter 8 (MCT8) in the context of... More

Duration: 31.68 hours
9:20 AM - 5:00 PM

Illness Perceptions and Coping in the Relationship between Personality, Depression, Anxiety and Illness Acceptance in MS

Rebekah Davenport

  Illness Perceptions and Coping in the Relationship between Personality, Depression,... More

Duration: 31.67 hours
9:22 AM - 5:00 PM

Variability of the response to immunotherapy among sub-groups of patients with multiple sclerosis

Tomas Kalincik (Poster_1)

  Variability of the response to immunotherapy among sub-groups of patients with multiple... More

Duration: 31.63 hours
9:22 AM - 5:00 PM

Comparison of multiple disease modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis with marginal structural models

Tomas Kalincik (Poster_2)

  Comparison of multiple disease modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis with marginal... More

Duration: 31.63 hours
9:22 AM - 5:00 PM

A systematic review of self-concept change in Multiple Sclerosis

Holly Emery

  A systematic review of self-concept change in Multiple... More

Duration: 31.63 hours
9:23 AM - 9:56 AM

Adoption of multiple lifestyle behaviours is associated with improved quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis

Alex Fidao

  Adoption of multiple lifestyle behaviours is associated with improved quality of life in... More

Duration: 24.55 hours
9:24 AM - 5:00 PM

Repeated short-term demyelination events impair oligodendrocyte survival and result in remyelination failure in the ....

Jessica Fletcher

  Repeated short-term demyelination events impair oligodendrocyte survival and result in... More

Duration: 31.6 hours
9:26 AM - 5:00 PM

A rare case of concurrent anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis and first presentation Multiple Sclerosis in the setting ....

Hannah Ford

  A rare case of concurrent anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis and first presentation... More

Duration: 31.57 hours
9:27 AM - 5:00 PM

Gene expression differences identified in iPSC-derived astrocytes from people with MS

Alastair Fortune

  Gene expression differences identified in iPSC-derived astrocytes from people with... More

Duration: 31.55 hours
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Can oligodendrocyte-derived methylation signatures in cell-free DNA help inform treatment decisions and prevent ....

Kira Groen

  Can oligodendrocyte-derived methylation signatures in cell-free DNA help inform... More

Duration: 31.5 hours
9:31 AM - 5:00 PM

An interactive step training system to reduce falls in people with multiple sclerosis: a multi-centre randomised ....

Phu Hoang

  An interactive step training system to reduce falls in people with multiple sclerosis: a... More

Duration: 31.48 hours
9:32 AM - 5:00 PM

United they stand, divided they fall: Machine Learning accurately predicts multiple sclerosis severity where GWAS fails

Vilija Jokubaitis

  United they stand, divided they fall: Machine Learning accurately predicts multiple... More

Duration: 31.47 hours
9:33 AM - 5:00 PM

Using Amide Proton Transfer to investigate and characterize lesions and normal-appearing white matter in MS

Ibrahim Khormi

  Using Amide Proton Transfer to investigate and characterize lesions and normal-appearing... More

Duration: 31.45 hours
9:33 AM - 5:00 PM

Combined Poster, 2 Abstracts

Litza Kiropoulos (Poster)

Biomarkers of depression in individuals with multiple sclerosis and depression: a systematic... More

Duration: 31.45 hours
9:34 AM - 5:00 PM

Choroid plexus volume predicts expansion of chronic lesions and brain atrophy

Sammuel Klistorner

Choroid plexus volume predicts expansion of chronic lesions and brain... More

Duration: 31.43 hours
9:35 AM - 5:00 PM

Acceptability study of ELEVIDA, an online intervention for fatigue in multiple sclerosis

Jo Lane

  Acceptability study of ELEVIDA, an online intervention for fatigue in multiple... More

Duration: 31.42 hours
9:36 AM - 5:00 PM

Poor sleep: a new symptom of multiple sclerosis?

Laura Laslett

  Poor sleep: a new symptom of multiple sclerosis?   BACKGROUND Difficulties with... More

Duration: 31.4 hours
9:40 AM - 5:00 PM

Toxin-induced demyelination alters PV immunoreactivity and increases the proportion of mature dendritic spines in ...

Thomas Lewis

  Toxin-induced demyelination alters PV immunoreactivity and increases the proportion of... More

Duration: 31.33 hours
9:40 AM - 5:00 PM

Dendritic cell therapy for multiple sclerosis based on promoting Mertk signalling

Vivien Li

  Dendritic cell therapy for multiple sclerosis based on promoting Mertk... More

Duration: 31.33 hours
9:41 AM - 5:00 PM

Smoking, infectious mononucleosis, early-life exposures and risk of progressive-onset Multiple Sclerosis: a case ....

Ying Li

  Smoking, infectious mononucleosis, early-life exposures and risk of progressive-onset... More

Duration: 31.32 hours
9:42 AM - 5:00 PM

An attenuated murine EAE variant for evaluating Multiple Sclerosis therapies

Vernise Lim

  An attenuated murine EAE variant for evaluating Multiple Sclerosis... More

Duration: 31.3 hours
9:43 AM - 5:00 PM

Novel plasma & brain proteins implicated in multiple sclerosis susceptibility as potential targets for drug repurposing

Xin Lin (Poster)

Novel Plasma and Brain Proteins implicated in Multiple Sclerosis Susceptibility as Potential... More

Duration: 31.28 hours
9:44 AM - 5:00 PM

Non-pharmacological methods for reducing fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis (FAMUS)

Nicole Lingard

  Non-pharmacological methods for reducing fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis... More

Duration: 31.27 hours
9:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Laquinimod as a novel regulator of Kynurenine Pathway in Neural Stem Cells and Monocytes

Michael Lovelace (Poster_1)

  Laquinimod as a novel regulator of Kynurenine Pathway in Neural Stem Cells and... More

Duration: 31.25 hours
9:45 AM - 5:00 PM

The modulation of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan metabolism by Monomethyl fumarate in mouse subventricular ....

Michael Lovelace (Poster_2)

The modulation of the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan metabolism by Monomethyl fumarate in... More

Duration: 31.25 hours
9:46 AM - 5:00 PM

A 10-year longitudinal study of rapid and objective visual function testing of multiple sclerosis patients

Ted Maddess

A 10-year longitudinal study of rapid and objective visual function testing of multiple... More

Duration: 31.23 hours
9:47 AM - 5:00 PM

Disease reactivation after cessation of disease-modifying therapy in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis

Charles Malpas

  Disease reactivation after cessation of disease-modifying therapy in relapsing-remitting... More

Duration: 31.22 hours
9:48 AM - 5:00 PM

Cladribine: a multicentre, LOng-term efficacy and Biomarker Australian Study (CLOBAS)

Vicki Maltby

  Cladribine: a multicentre, LOng-term efficacy and Biomarker Australian Study... More

Duration: 31.2 hours
9:49 AM - 5:00 PM

Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Multiple Sclerosis results in deletion of auto-reactive public CD4+ ....

Jennifer Massey

  Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for Multiple Sclerosis results in deletion of... More

Duration: 31.18 hours
9:51 AM - 5:00 PM

Using signatures of natural selection to focus the search for causal genetic variants in multiple sclerosis

Bennet McComish

  Using signatures of natural selection to focus the search for causal genetic variants in... More

Duration: 31.15 hours
9:52 AM - 5:00 PM

Establishing MS Stem - a repository of well characterised induced pluripotent stem cell lines from people with MS

Ashish Mehta

  Establishing MS Stem - a repository of well characterised induced pluripotent stem cell... More

Duration: 31.13 hours
9:53 AM - 5:00 PM

Description of Multiple Sclerosis cohorts from the Middle East between 2009 and 2019

Tomas Kalincik (Poster_3)

  Description of Multiple Sclerosis cohorts from the Middle East between 2009 and... More

Duration: 31.12 hours
9:54 AM - 5:00 PM

Effect of multiple sclerosis disease modifying therapies, natalizumab, ocrelizumab, fingolimod and cladribine, on ....

Chloe Mutimer

  Effect of multiple sclerosis disease modifying therapies, natalizumab, ocrelizumab,... More

Duration: 31.1 hours
9:56 AM - 5:00 PM

Low intensity repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation does not alter OL survival or demyelination during ....

Tram Nguyen

  Low intensity repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation does not alter OL survival or... More

Duration: 31.07 hours
9:57 AM - 5:00 PM

Age-related decline in oligodendrogenesis is mediated by neuronal TrkB

Simon Murray

  Age-related decline in oligodendrogenesis is mediated by neuronal... More

Duration: 31.05 hours
9:59 AM - 5:00 PM

Multiple sclerosis patients positive for HLA-DR15 have fewer CD14+ MERTK+ monocytes at remission, which is further ...

Eze Nwoke

Multiple sclerosis patients positive for HLA-DR15 have fewer CD14+ MERTK+ monocytes at... More

Duration: 31.02 hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Intertwined like a double helix: a meta-synthesis of qualitative literature examining the experiences of living ....

Anne Parkinson

  Intertwined like a double helix: a meta-synthesis of qualitative literature examining... More

Duration: 31 hours
10:01 AM - 5:00 PM

Defining how vitamin D promotes tolerogenic dendritic cells to enable its use in combined therapy

Grant Parnell

  Defining how vitamin D promotes tolerogenic dendritic cells to enable its use in... More

Duration: 30.98 hours
10:02 AM - 5:00 PM

Towards evidence-based nutrition: Developing and interpreting targeted nutrition message among Australians with MS

Yasmine Probst (Poster)

  Towards evidence-based nutrition: Developing and interpreting targeted nutrition message... More

Duration: 30.97 hours
10:03 AM - 5:00 PM

The relationship between the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway and cognitive fatigue and impairment in multiple ....

Terry Purton

  The relationship between the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway and cognitive fatigue and... More

Duration: 30.95 hours
10:04 AM - 5:00 PM

GluK4-containing kainite receptors impair action potential propagation, synaptic communication & motor function in mice

Raphael Ricci

  GluK4-containing kainite receptors impair action potential propagation, synaptic... More

Duration: 30.93 hours
10:06 AM - 5:00 PM

High and low efficacy therapy in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis

Izanne Roos (Poster_1)

  High and low efficacy therapy in secondary progressive multiple... More

Duration: 30.9 hours
10:07 AM - 5:00 PM

Disease reactivation after cessation of disease-modifying therapy in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis

Izanne Roos (Poster_2)

  Disease reactivation after cessation of disease-modifying therapy in relapsing-remitting... More

Duration: 30.88 hours
10:09 AM - 5:00 PM

A collaborative approach to designing an online nutrition education program for people with multiple sclerosis

Rebecca Russell

A collaborative approach to designing an online nutrition education program for people with... More

Duration: 30.85 hours
10:09 AM - 5:00 PM

Pro-inflammatory diet is associated with worse long-term depression and anxiety levels but not fatigue in MS

Alice Saul

  Pro-inflammatory diet is associated with worse long-term depression and anxiety levels... More

Duration: 30.85 hours
10:10 AM - 5:00 PM

Predicting Infection Risk in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Treated with Ocrelizumab: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Nabil Seery

  Predicting Infection Risk in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Treated with Ocrelizumab: A... More

Duration: 30.83 hours
10:11 AM - 5:00 PM

Robust label-free imaging to assess demyelination

Monokesh Kumer Sen (Poster_1)

  Robust label-free imaging to assess demyelination.   BACKGROUND Demyelination is... More

Duration: 30.82 hours
10:11 AM - 5:00 PM

Histological and proteomic investigations of the visual pathway using the cuprizone demyelination model

Monokesh Kumer Sen (Poster_2)

  Histological and proteomic investigations of the visual pathway using the cuprizone... More

Duration: 30.82 hours
10:12 AM - 5:00 PM

Impact of high fibre diet and its combination with intermittent fasting in CNS autoimmunity

Monokesh Kumer Sen (Poster_3)

Impact of high fibre diet and its combination with intermittent fasting in CNS... More

Duration: 30.8 hours
10:13 AM - 5:00 PM

Natalizumab versus fingolimod in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a subgroup analysis from ....

Sifat Sharmin (Poster_1)

  Natalizumab versus fingolimod in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: a... More

Duration: 30.78 hours
10:14 AM - 5:00 PM

Confirmed disability progression as a marker of permanent disability in multiple sclerosis

Sifat Sharmin (Poster_2)

  Confirmed disability progression as a marker of permanent disability in multiple... More

Duration: 30.77 hours
10:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Prospective associations of better diet quality with improved quality of life over 7.5 years in people with MS

Steve Simpson-Yap (Poster_1)

  Prospective associations of better diet quality with improved quality of life over 7.5... More

Duration: 30.75 hours
10:16 AM - 5:00 PM

Higher quality diet and non-consumption of meat are associated with less disability progression in people with MS

Steve Simpson-Yap (Poster_2)

  Higher quality diet and non-consumption of meat are associated with less disability... More

Duration: 30.73 hours
10:17 AM - 10:18 AM

Prospective associations of better diet quality with health state utilities over 5 years in people with multiple scleros

Steve Simpson-Yap (Poster_3)

Prospective associations of better diet quality with health state utilities over 5 years in... More

Duration: 24.02 hours
10:18 AM - 5:00 PM

The UPR preserves mature oligodendrocyte viability and function in adults by regulating autophagy of PLP

Sarrabeth Stone

  The UPR preserves mature oligodendrocyte viability and function in adults by regulating... More

Duration: 30.7 hours
10:19 AM - 5:00 PM

Gray matter atrophy and axonal damage is more pronounced in males compared to females in mice with experimental ...

Sarah Thomas Broome (Poster_1)

Gray matter atrophy and axonal damage is more pronounced in males compared to females in mice... More

Duration: 30.68 hours
10:20 AM - 5:00 PM

The kynurenine pathway affects social cognition in people with multiple sclerosis and healthy individuals ....

Jason Turner (Poster_1)

  The kynurenine pathway affects social cognition in people with multiple sclerosis and... More

Duration: 30.67 hours
10:21 AM - 5:00 PM

MS Specialist Nurse Care: Patterns of access and impact on health outcomes

Ingrid van der Mei

  MS Specialist Nurse Care: Patterns of access and impact on health... More

Duration: 30.65 hours
10:22 AM - 5:00 PM

A systematic review of the effects of lifestyle self-management regimes that improve the life quality of people ...

Olivia Wills

A systematic review of the effects of lifestyle self-management regimes that improve the life... More

Duration: 30.63 hours
10:23 AM - 5:00 PM

Investigating the shared genetic architecture between multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases

Yuanhao Yang

  Investigating the shared genetic architecture between multiple sclerosis and... More

Duration: 30.62 hours
10:24 AM - 5:00 PM

Immune cell transcriptomics reveals different pathways regulated by vitamin D in multiple sclerosis

Wei Yeh (Poster)

  Immune cell transcriptomics reveals different pathways regulated by vitamin D in... More

Duration: 30.6 hours
10:24 AM - 5:00 PM

Neuronal TrkB mediates differentiation and survival of oligodendroglial lineage cells in a spatiotemporal manner ....

SangWon Yoo

  Neuronal TrkB mediates differentiation and survival of oligodendroglial lineage cells in... More

Duration: 30.6 hours
10:25 AM - 5:00 PM

Continued adherence to specific diets is associated with lower depression and fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Maggie Yu (Poster 1)

  Continued adherence to specific diets is associated with lower depression and fatigue in... More

Duration: 30.58 hours
10:26 AM - 9:56 AM

The design, development and feasibility on an online lifestyle program for people with MS

Maggie Yu (Poster 2)

  The design, development and feasibility on an online lifestyle program for people with... More

Duration: 23.5 hours
10:27 AM - 5:00 PM

Time to relapse after switching to cladribine is predicted by relapse during the washout period

Michael Zhong (Poster_1)

  Time to relapse after switching to cladribine is predicted by relapse during the washout... More

Duration: 30.55 hours
10:41 AM - 5:00 PM

Disability and pregnancy in multiple sclerosis - relationships with leukocyte telomere length

Michael Zhong (Poster_2)

Disability and pregnancy in multiple sclerosis: relationships with leukocyte telomere... More

Duration: 30.32 hours
12:59 PM - 5:00 PM

Effect of priming on the cargo and function of human amniotic epithelial cell (hAEC)-derived Extracellular Vesicles EVs

Mehri Barabadi

  Effect of priming on the cargo and function of human amniotic epithelial cell... More

Duration: 28.02 hours
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Assessment of the breath of spike antibody mediated protection after CVID-19 vaccinations in patients with MS

Aleha Pillay

Assessment of the breath of spike antibody mediated protection after CVID-19 vaccinations in... More

Duration: 28 hours
1:01 PM - 5:00 PM

Transcriptomic analyses of normal-appearing CNS white matter from multiple sclerosis donors reveal subtype-specific ...

Sarah Thomas Broome (Poster_2)

Transcriptomic analyses of normal-appearing CNS white matter from multiple sclerosis donors... More

Duration: 27.98 hours
1:02 PM - 5:00 PM

Spike Ab seroconversion following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in Australian people with Multiple Sclerosis

Avani Yeola

Spike Ab seroconversion following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in Australian people with Multiple... More

Duration: 27.97 hours
1:03 PM - 5:00 PM

Pro-inflammatory effects of the L-proline analogue L-azetidine-2-carboxlyic acid in microglial BV2 cells ...

Jordan Piper

Pro-inflammatory effects of the L-proline analogue L-azetidine-2-carboxlyic acid in microglial... More

Duration: 27.95 hours
1:11 PM - 5:00 AM

Time & motion market research survey of three treatments for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in Australia

Patrick Aouad

Time & motion market research survey of three treatments for relapsing remitting multiple... More

Duration: 15.82 hours
1:12 PM - 5:00 PM

Clinical and radiological features of atypical initial presentations of multiple sclerosis - a case control analysis

Simon Arnett (Poster_1)

Clinical and radiological features of atypical initial presentations of multiple sclerosis... More

Duration: 27.8 hours
1:14 PM - 5:00 PM

Low vitamin D levels do not predict risk of autoimmune disease following alemtuzumab treatment for multiple sclerosis

Simon Arnett (Poster_2)

Low vitamin D levels do not predict risk of autoimmune disease following alemtuzumab treatment... More

Duration: 27.77 hours
1:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Enhancing cardiorespiratory exercise response in people with advanced multiple sclerosis with hybrid functional ....

Suzie Mate

  Enhancing cardiorespiratory exercise response in people with advanced multiple sclerosis... More

Duration: 27.75 hours
1:20 PM - 5:00 AM

Correlation of diffusion tensor imaging with clinical parameters of early RRMS compared to healthy controls

Abdulaziz Alshehri

Correlation of Diffusion Tensor Imaging with Clinical Parameters of Early RRMS Compared to... More

Duration: 15.67 hours

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Venue

Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart
1 Davey Street
Hobart
Tasmania Australia 7000


Event Organiser

Conference Secretariat, MS Australia
08 7071 1010


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