March 7, 2016 – 7 p.m.
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg

Manitoba has some of the highest rates of MS in the entire world and there are many questions surrounding this disease. What are the risk factors? What does it do to the brain and spinal cord? Why do some MS patients experience severe symptoms while others experience mild symptoms? Join our panel of expert physicians and scientists who will share what they know, what the latest research is telling them, and the hope that exists for the future.

Moderator:

Darell Hominuk
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Director, Programs and Services, Government Relations, MS Society of Canada

Panelists:

Dr. Chase Figley
Assistant Professor, Radiology, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Principal Investigator, Neuroscience Research Program, Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie
Professor of Medicine & Community Health Sciences, Don Paty Career Scientist, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Director, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, Health Sciences Centre

Dr. James Marriott
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Section of Neurology, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences; Clinician, MS Clinic, Health Sciences Centre