MS Brain Health June 2016 Newsletter

Dear supporters

In this month’s newsletter, you can view our latest website content and get up to date with our recent congress activity and news.

Six ways to lead a brain-healthy lifestyle
Read our new article about positive steps that you can take to keep your brain as healthy as possible. Please share on social media so that everyone with MS has the facts on how to look after their brain health.  

MS Brain Health posters presented in Europe and the USA
New posters giving the background and objectives of the MS Brain Health initiative were presented recently at the annual meetings of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) and the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC).

  • Listen to the EAN poster presentation
  • Read the prize-winning CMSC poster
    • We are delighted that the poster presented by Kathy Costello of the National MS Society won the Labe C. Scheinberg Award at the CMSC 2016 Annual Meeting, for the presentation or poster that has the biggest impact on advancing the care of people with MS. Click here to download the poster.

Local champions are spreading the message about brain health
Local champions presented the policy recommendations at recent congresses in Australia, Mexico, Sweden and the UK. If you’d like to present the recommendations in your country, you can download our slide deck for presentation to healthcare professionals here.

New endorsements
We are pleased to announce that the policy report has recently gained endorsements from MS-forbundet (Norway), Neuro Sweden, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and The Work Foundation (UK), bringing the total number of endorsements to 28. If you are a member of a local organization that has not yet endorsed the report, please let us know how we can help to facilitate an endorsement.

As always, you can keep up to date with the latest MS Brain Health news by following @MSBrainHealth on Twitter.

Thank you for being part of the MS Brain Health initiative.

Gavin Giovannoni, MD

Professor of Neurology and Chair of the MS Brain Health Steering Committee

On behalf of the MS Brain Health Steering Committee: Gavin Giovannoni, Peer Baneke, Helmut Butzkueven, Giancarlo Comi, Kathleen Costello, Jeremy Hobart, Gisela Kobelt and Christoph Thalheim

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