Leading MS Conference Seeks Poster and Platform Presentations for 2018 Annual Meeting in Tennessee by December 18th
HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY, USA, November 30, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The largest multi-disciplinary meeting in Multiple Sclerosis care and research invites healthcare professionals and scientists to submit abstracts for the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC). This is an opportunity to present research that focuses on timely issues involving Multiple Sclerosis (MS) basic and clinical research, patient care, and treatment outcomes. The posters and platforms will be presented at the Annual Meeting of CMSC, taking place May 30-June 2, 2018 at the Nashville Music City Center, Nashville, TN.
“The Poster and Platform presentations are a popular feature of the CMSC Annual Meeting and provide attendees with unprecedented high caliber research and studies that can be applied to their clinical practices and benefit the comprehensive care of MS patients,” said June Halper, CEO, CMSC.
Topics to be presented and discussed at the CMSC Annual Meeting include: Diagnosis & Prognosis; Basic Science; Mental Health and Psychosocial issues; Comprehensive Clinical Care; Disease Modification; Epidemiology, Genetics, and Epigenetics; Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology; Rehabilitation Research and Strategies; Symptom Management; Advances in Technology as well as Quality of Life Care and Patient Reported Outcomes.
The deadline for abstract submissions is December 18, 2017. Authors will be notified of their acceptance by January 31, 2018. Acceptance will be based entirely upon the quality of the work and appropriateness of the topic, although preference will be given to data-based submissions for Platform presentations.
Submission of an abstract implies a commitment to present at the meeting. The Platforms are oral presentations and the Posters are presented in written form. Both formats feature research, works in progress and methods of MS care. The Platform presentations will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., during CMSC Annual Meeting and the Posters will be hung beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30th, with a Poster review session on Thursday, May 31stth from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The CMSC abstracts will be published and distributed during the Annual Meeting and are included in a special edition of the International Journal of MS Care (IJMSC),the leading peer-reviewed publication on multidisciplinary MS care. Abstracts will also be posted on the CMSC Annual Meeting website for year-round access at
www.mscare.org/2018. Numerous awards for best Poster and Platform presentations are given during the CMSC Annual Meeting.
Additionally, emerging scientists working in the field of MS are encouraged to submit abstracts for the Whitaker Research Track at the CMSC Annual Meeting. Dr. John N. Whitaker was a world famous researcher in multiple sclerosis who encouraged budding scientists to enter the field and develop their skills and talents. The Whitaker Research Track presentations will take place on Friday, June 1st, as a program of the CMSC Annual Meeting. A panel headed by Dr. Michael Racke will award the Whitaker Prize for MS Research. This program for students, post-doctoral fellows, and young investigators is funded by the Foundation of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (FCMSC) . The deadline for the Whitaker Research Track abstracts is also December 18, 2017.
More information on the 2018 CMSC Annual Meeting and its Call for Abstracts can be found at www.mscare.org/2018abstracts.
ABOUT THE CONSORTIUM OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS (CMSC)
CMSC, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, is the leading educational, training, and networking organization for MS healthcare professionals and researchers. The CMSC mission is to promote high quality MS care through educational programming and accreditation including live and online events, research grants, technical journals and papers, and targeted advocacy efforts. The CMSC member network includes more than 11,000 international healthcare clinicians and scientists committed to MS care as well as more than 60 Veterans Administration MS Programs and 225 MS Centers in the US, Canada, and Europe. The 32nd CMSC Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of MS professionals in North America, will take place May 30 – June 2, 2018, in Nashville, TN. For more information visit: www.mscare.org. Follow CMSC on Twitter: @mscare.org and Facebook: CMSCmscare.
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