Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research


Menzies Public Talk Series

Start Date

21st Nov 2012 5:30pm

End Date

21st Nov 2012 6:30pm


Lecture Theatre, Medical Science 1, 17 Liverpool Street, Hobart (Enter building on corner of Liverpool and Campbell Streets)

RSVP / Contact Information

RSVP to Menzies reception on (03) 6226 7700.

Menzies Research Institute Tasmania is pleased to present the next talk in its free public lecture series, on multiple sclerosis (MS) research. All are invited to attend this public event.

Chaired by Professor Bruce Taylor, the talk will highlight the important MS research currently being undertaken right here in Tasmania.

MS is a chronic degenerative and unpredictable condition that randomly attacks the brain and spinal cord. The symptoms of MS vary greatly from person to person. This is what makes it such a devastating disease.

The talk will include two presentations by highly regarded researchers, Dr Ingrid van der Mei and Dr Steve Simpson, Jr. on the topic Lifestyle and genetic predictors of MS risk and clinical course - using observational data to predict MS onset and worsening of the disease.

Doors will open at 5.00pm with light refreshments available before the event.