Tuesday, February 26, 2008

MS Research Update with Howard L. Weiner, M.D., Harvard Medical School‏

You are invited to attend either of two presentations

Challenge of MS:
How Do We Cure Chronic Heterogeneous Disease?

Presenter: Howard L. Weiner, M.D.
Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Center for Neurologic Diseases
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Weiner Presentation in Miami
Thursday, February 28, 2008
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Hilton Miami Airport
5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126

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Weiner Presentation in West Palm Beach
Friday, February 29, 2008
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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About the Speaker:
Dr. Weiner has pioneered the use of immunotherapy and the drug cyclophosphamide for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and has investigated immune abnormalities in the disease including the role of the innate immune system and regulatory T cells. He has also pioneered the use of mucosal tolerance for the treatment of autoimmune and other diseases. Based on his work vaccines are being tested in multiple sclerosis, diabetes, arthritis and uveitis and most recently Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Weiner is the author of Curing MS: How Science is Solving the Mystery of Multiple Sclerosis. His book chronicles the history of MS, his 30+ years in the research and clinical treatment of MS.

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