Starting & switching disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) – EAN 2020

2 July, 2020 | Posted in:

EAN Congress 2020 Dr Wallace Brownlee, MS Specialist Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Dr Kate Petheram, Consultant Neurologist, South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, discussed their highlights from the EAN Conference around the topic of starting and switching disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) in multiple sclerosis (MS). Switching to ocrelizumab after failure of another DMT […]

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Progressive MS – EAN 2020

2 July, 2020 | Posted in:

EAN Congress 2020 Dr Wallace Brownlee, MS Specialist Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Dr Kate Petheram, Consultant Neurologist, South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, discussed highlights from the EAN Conference regarding progressive MS.  Unsuccessful research in progressive MS (0.36) Kate noted that often this area of research can be rather pessimistic; in this […]

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Paediatric MS and NMO – EAN 2020

30 June, 2020 | Posted in:

EAN Congress 2020 Rachel Dorsey-Campbell, Senior Lead Pharmacist – Neurosciences, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and Dr Wallace Brownlee, MS Specialist Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology, discussed some of their highlights from the EAN conference regarding Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) and Paediatric MS. Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) and recent advances (0.32) Rachel noted a poster looking at […]

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DMT safety issues – EAN 2020

24 June, 2020 | Posted in:

EAN Congress 2020 Joela Mathews, Lead Neuroscience Pharmacist for Barts Health NHS Trust and Rachel Dorsey-Campbell, Senior Lead Pharmacist, Neurosciences, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, discussed some of their highlights from the EAN 2020 focussing on drug safety. Alemtuzumab safety (0.39) Rachel outlined a poster session on the safety of alemtuzumab over a nine year period […]

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European Academy of Neurology Congress 2020 – Introduction and reflections on a virtual congress

12 June, 2020 | Posted in:

EAN Congress 2020 This year’s European Academy of Neurology Congress took place from May 23rd-26th and was the first of its kind to be entirely virtual. Prof Gavin Giovannoni & Joela Mathews: Introduction and reflections on a virtual congress Gavin Giovannoni Professor of Neurology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry & Academic […]

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