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Appendix C

Workshop Agendas

Workshop on New Prospects and Perspectives on MS Research

November 17-18, 1999
NAS Green Building and Holiday Inn Georgetown
Washington, D.C.

Agenda

Wednesday, November 17

6:00 pm

Henry McFarland

NIH, NINDS

Clinical Picture of MS, including use of imaging in diagnosis and research

7:00 pm

DINNER

Thursday, November 18

8:30 am

Continental breakfast

9:00-9:10 am

Richard Johnston, Chair

National Jewish Medical & Research Center

Introduction

Frontiers In Imaging

9:10-9:25 am

Chien Ho

Carnegie Mellon University

Tracking Immune Cell Migration Through Imaging



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Page 379 Appendix C Workshop Agendas Workshop on New Prospects and Perspectives on MS Research November 17-18, 1999 NAS Green Building and Holiday Inn Georgetown Washington, D.C. Agenda Wednesday, November 17 6:00 pm Henry McFarland NIH, NINDS Clinical Picture of MS, including use of imaging in diagnosis and research 7:00 pm DINNER Thursday, November 18 8:30 am Continental breakfast 9:00-9:10 am Richard Johnston, Chair National Jewish Medical & Research Center Introduction Frontiers In Imaging 9:10-9:25 am Chien Ho Carnegie Mellon University Tracking Immune Cell Migration Through Imaging

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Page 380 9:40-9:55 am Scott Fraser California Inst. Technology In Vivo Imaging Of Neuronal Development 10:10-10:40 am General Discussion of Imaging 10:40-11:00 am BREAK Risk Factors and Genetic Tools for Research 11:00-11:15 am Michael Conneally Indiana University Identification Of Risk Factors For MS 11:30-11:45 am John Roder Mt. Sinai, Univ. Toronto Inducible Gene Expression In The Nervous System 12:00-12:15 pm Larry Steinman Stanford University Analysis Of Gene Expression Using Microarray Technology 12:30-1:15pm LUNCH 1: 15-1:45 pm General Discussion of Genetic Tools Experimental Therapeutics and Potential Therapeutic Targets 1:45-2:00 pm Rhona Mirsky University College, London Influence Of Schwann Cells On Neural Development And Repair 2: 20-2:40 pm BREAK 2:40-2:55 pm Marc Peschanski INSERM, France Cell And Gene Therapy For Neurodegenerative Diseases 3:10-3:25 pm Larry Steinman Stanford University Gene Therapy Of Demyelinating Disease 3:40-4:10 pm General Discussion of Gene Therapy 4:10-5:30 pm REFRESHMENTS 4:30-4:50 pm Elliott Kieff Harvard University Reflection on the day's discussion through the lens of another field 4:50-5:30 pm General Discussion 6:30 pm DINNER

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Page 381 Workshop on Therapeutic Frontiers: Exploring the Options in MS Research January 14, 2000 Hyatt Regency Denver, Colorado Agenda Friday January 14 9:00-9:30 am Continental breakfast 9:30-9:35 am Richard Johnston, Chair National Jewish Medical & Research Center Introduction 9:35-10:15 am Ole Isacson Harvard University Cellular Transplantation in Neurological Disease 10:15-10:30 am BREAK 10:30-11:15 am Jeffery Kocsis Yale University Neuropharmacological Approaches 11:15-12:00 pm Joy Snider and Dennis Choi Washington University, St. Louis Neuroprotective Strategies 12:00-12:45 pm LUNCH 12:45-1:30 pm Jay Siegel U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA Perspectives on Clinical Trials in MS 1:30-2:30 pm General Discussion 2:30 pm ADJOURN

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Page 382 Workshop on Quality of Life February 23-24, 2000 National Academy of Sciences Building Washington, D.C. Agenda Wednesday, February 23 9:30-10:15 am Michael Weinrich NIH, NICHD, National Center for Rehabilitation Research Rehabilitation Research Strategies 10:15 am BREAK 10:30-11:15 am Barbara Vickrey UCLA Measuring the Quality of Life 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Deborah Miller Cleveland Clinic and Chair, MS Clinical Care Guidelines Committee The Development and Role of Clinical Care Guidelines 12:00 pm LUNCH Thursday, February 24 11:15 am - 12:00 pm Mindy Aisen Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Research to Maximize Function in MS Patients: Rehabilitation and Beyond

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Page 383 Individuals That Spoke with the Committee About Meeting Patient Needs January 13, 2000 Hyatt Regency Denver, Colorado BRIAN HUTCHINSON Executive Vice President and Director of Medical Programs at the Jimmie Heuga Center, which provides medical and educational programs for people with MS PAT KENNEDY Nurse Practitioner, Rocky Mountain MS Center CHARLOTTE ROBINSON Director of Adventures Within, which provides outdoor experience and confidence-building challenges for individuals with MS ERIC SIMONS Consultant and Lecturer on living with MS for Berlex Laboratories, Inc, a subsidiary of Schering AG, Germany PAM SORENSEN Speech Language Pathologist and President of the Consortium of MS Centers

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