2015 Topic Areas:
- Basic and clinical research
- Disease modifying treatments and new and emerging therapies
- Epidemiology, genetics, and epigenetics
- Symptomatic care
- Immunology and pathophysiology of MS
- Neuroimaging and biomarkers
- Psychosocial issues
- MS collaborative care
- Gender specific concerns
- Advocacy issues
- Quality of life strategies
What is The CMSC?
Organized in 1986 under the direction of neurologists dedicated to clinical care of MS, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) has evolved into a multi-disciplinary organization providing a team approach to MS care and a network for all health care professionals and related specialists in the care of persons with MS. Since 1986, the CMSC has grown rapidly. With over 200 member centers in the United States and Canada, represents over 10,000 health care professionals worldwide who provide care for more than 200,000 individuals with MS and their families.
CMSC provides leadership in clinical research and education; develops vehicles to share information and knowledge among members; disseminates information to the health care community and to persons affected by Multiple Sclerosis; and develops and implements mechanisms to influence health care delivery.
2015 Annual Meeting
The annual CMSC meeting is unique in bringing together all groups committed to improving the lives of people with MS: neurologists, radiologists, physiatrists, other medical specialists, clinical researchers, basic scientists, nursing professionals, rehabilitation specialists, mental health professionals, members of the non-profit community and the corporate supporters. The content of the
meeting includes state-of-the-art information on the latest treatments, research, models of care, epidemiology, genetics, and much more. The CMSC is proud to partner with thousands of MS professionals who work in healthcare, community service, the pharmaceutical industry and professional education.