2019 Symposium Speaker Presentations

Thursday, October 17, 2019

22nd Annual Tisch MS Research Center Patient Education Symposium Speaker Presentations


Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Symposium. This year, we were honored to host guests from Ireland, Madrid, Canada, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia, to name a few!

We are pleased to share some of the slides that were presented by this year's speakers. 


Disease Monitoring by James W. Stark, MD, FAAN

To kick the event off, Dr. Stark discussed the concept of NEDA (No Evidence of Disease Activity), how patients are evaluated for NEDA, and the important differences between a relapse and pseudorelapse.

Click here to view his slides.


Roadmap for Improvement: What's Next? by Armistead D. Williams III, MD

In his talk, Dr. Williams spoke about the process involved in overcoming challenges.

Click here to view his slides.


Do Better by Deneb Bates, ND

For her presentation, Dr. Bates discussed how we can Do Better by managing stress, minimizing exposures, and understanding the role of food to make better choices!

Click here to view her slides.


How Do We Make Meaning/Patient Profile by Yadira LaMazza, MSW

In this inspiring segment, Yadira spoke with a patient panel to find out how they are Making Meaning with their MS diagnosis.

Click here to view her slides.


Research Update by Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN

Dr. Sadiq concluded this year’s Symposium with an update on the latest breakthroughs in the Tisch MSRCNY lab! Due to the fact, this work is not yet published, we are unable to make these slides available on social media for public viewing. For more information on the investigations taking place at Tisch MSRCNY, please visit the research section of our website: www.tischms.org/research

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