Progress in MS Research Live Update 2018 - MS Research Australia
Progress in MS Research live Update 2018


5:30pm – 8:30pm
Tues 28 Aug 2018


Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101


This event is FREE however registration is essential


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Time Session
5:30pm Registration
6:00pm-7:00pm Session one

  • Dr Lisa Melton – Overview and Introduction
  • Professor Michael Pender – EBV in MS
  • Professor Amit Bar-Or – Inflammation and therapeutics for the brain
7:00pm-7:15pm Break
7:15pm-8:15pm Session two

  • Dr Jack Antel – The Biology of Progressive MS
  • Professor Anne La Flamme – The immune system and Progressive MS
8:15pm-8:30pm Q & A

Panel includes: Dr Lisa Melton, Professor Michael Pender, Professor Amit Bar-Or, Dr Jack Antel, Professor Anne La Flamme.



Professor Michael Pender

University of Queensland, Australia

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Professor Amit Bar-Or

University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Dr Jack Antel

Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada

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Professor Anne La Flamme

Immunologist, Victoria University, New Zealand

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Dr Lisa Melton

Head of Research, MS Research Australia

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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101

2-4 hours $25 with direct lift access to the Centre’s multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities

Public transport:

  • By train: South Brisbane Railway Station is adjacent to the Convention Centre.
  • By bus: Closest bus stop is The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street.
  • By CityCat & ferry: The public transport ferries CityCats operate every day and stop at the South Bank River Terminal (5 min walk to the Convention Centre)



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