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Menzies public talk: Multiple sclerosis – the way ahead

Our understanding of multiple sclerosis and its impact on individuals, families and the community is increasing, but incidence of the disease is rising and at this stage there is no cure.

Researchers at Menzies, with national and international collaborators, are playing an important role in answering the questions on what influences the onset and progression of MS.

In this public talk for Science Week, Menzies researchers will speak about the research they have under way and will look ahead to likely research directions in the next 10 years.

When: Wednesday 16th August, 2017, 6pm-7.15pm;

Where: The University of Tasmania Medical Science Precinct, 17 Liverpool St, Hobart;

To register: Visit MSP reception (ph 6226-7700) or click here

Speakers:

Professor Bruce Taylor, Menzies Professor of Neurological Research, RHH neurologist;
Associate Professor Ingrid van der Mei, Menzies MS epidemiologist;
Dr Kaylene Young, Menzies neuroscientist;
Mr Andrew Potter, National Co-ordinator of Advocates, MS Australia.

Click here for more information on the event and the speakers.

Published on: 27 Jul 2017 1:11pm