Progress in MS Research Conference
MS Research Australia’s Progress in MS Research
Conference is a biennial opportunity for Australian neuroscientists and
researchers to come together, present their latest findings and form contacts
for potential research collaborations.
The 2015 Progress in MS Research Conference was held in October in
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 amongst neurologists, scientists, biologists, social
and applied researchers and other qualified individuals interested in
advancing the field of multiple sclerosis research.
Encourage and support
collaboration among national and international researchers.
Key conference themes were:
Vitamin D and
Photobiology: Basic research and therapeutic applications in
Regeneration: Myelin and oligodendrocytes - from basic biology
Applied Research: Online rehabilitation tools
and optimising limb function in MS.
Pathogenesis: Viruses in MS and the role of platelets in
inflammation and diagnosis.