MS Research Night in Kamloops

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is hosting an education session in Kamloops on Friday, June 14.

The session, entitled What Can We Learn About Multiple Sclerosis From Routinely Collected Health Information? will be presented by Dr. Elaine Kingwell.

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The session will be held at 5 p.m. at the Sandman Signature Hotel, 225 Lorne St. downtown.

Kingwell is a research associate and epidemiologist in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include the epidemiology of multiple sclerosis, co-morbidities, the natural course and disease progression in MS, risk factors for MS and the long-term influence of disease-modifying therapies, with an emphasis on utilizing health administrative and clinical databases for research on MS related questions.

The free session is open to people affected by MS and health professionals to learn about the latest MS research and symptom-management developments. For more information or to register, call 1-800-268-7582, extension 7259, or email at marcia.spanier@mssociety.ca.

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