Congress Programme

Thursday | 14th February

Focused Workshops in MS

15:00 - Welcome desk

 

Workshop 1 | Room Braga 

16:00 - 17:30  Cognitive assessment with the Portuguese version      sponsored by Bayer

of BICAMS 

Chairperson: Cláudia Sousa (Portugal), Ana Passos (Portugal)

 

Development of the Brief International Cognitive                               Dawn Langdon (UK)

Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis – BICAMS

Validation of Neuropsychological instruments to the clinical              Ana Passos (Portugal)

practice: BICAMS for the Portuguese population

Application of the tests (Video)                                                              Cláudia Sousa (Portugal)

 

Portuguese Norms of the BICAMS-Portuguese version                       Cláudia Sousa (Portugal)

 

Workshop 2  | Room Medicoteca 

16:00 - 19:00  Leadership and Communication for success                  sponsored by Roche

Chairperson: Maria José Sá (Portugal)

Effective Communication                                                                         Oliver Rorich

Leadership Lessons learned from José Mourinho                                 Luis Lourenço

 

Workshop 3  | Room Braga 

17:30 - 19:30  MS Nurse: from theory to practice                                    sponsored by Novartis

Chairperson: Fátima Lopes (Portugal), Liliana Mendonça (Portugal)

 

Transition process: A meaningful nursing for people with MS               Abel Paiva (Portugal)

16:00 - 19:00 

MS Inside Out 

Inside Out experience-rich activation immerses users into a day-in-the-life of a MS patient 

Room Viana, Bragança and Vila Real                                   

sponsored by Merck

Friday     | 15th February

Friday | 15th February

08:30 - Welcome desk

09:00-09:30    

Welcome session | Salão Nobre

Maria José Sá (CHUSJ, Portugal), Ricardo Valente (CMP, Portugal),

CHUSJ Board Representative (Portugal)

09:30-11:00   

MS in the World, the World of MS
Chairpersons: Ana Martins da Silva (Portugal), Pedro Abreu (Portugal)


MS in Turkey                         Ayse Altintas (Turkey)        
MS in Africa                          Najib Kissani (Morocco)
MS in China                          Fu-Dong Shi (China)          
MS in Latin America            Regina Alvarenga (Brazil)
           

11:00-11:30    

Coffee break | EXHIBITION HALL

11:30-12:30    

Maths and Physics in MS
Chairpersons: Mário Veloso (Portugal), João Cerqueira (Portugal)


Automatic 3-D analysis of white-matter lesions         Darin Okuda (USA)
Biosensors: principles and application                      Inês Pinto (Portugal)

12:30-13:00      Oral Presentations I
Chairpersons: Teresa Mendonça (Portugal), Vasco Salgado (Portugal)

OP01 - NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS: MULTICENTRIC STUDY IN PORTUGAL

Ernestina Santos1,2; Ana Luísa Rocha3,4; Vanessa Olival1; Daniela Boleixa5; Daniela Ferro3,4; Raquel Samões1; Ana Paula Sousa6; Sónia Figueiroa7; Paula Carneiro8; Esmeralda Neves8; Teresa Mendonça3; Pedro Abreu3,4; Joana Guimarães3,4; Ana Martins Silva1,2; Maria Isabel Leite9; Maria José Sá3,10

1 - Department of Neurology, Hospital Santo António, Centro Hospitalar Universitario do Porto; 2 - Biomedical Research Multidisciplinary unit, Instituto Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto; 3 - Department of Neurology, São João University Hospital Center, Porto, Portugal; 4 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal; 5 - Research Department, Hospital Santo António, Centro Hospitalar Universitario do Porto; 6 - Department of Neurophysiology, Hospital Santo António, Centro Hospitalar Universitario do Porto; 7 - Department of Neuropediatrics, Centro Materno-Infantil Albino Aroso, Centro Hospitalar Universitario do Porto; 8 - Department of Immunology, Centro Hospitalar Universitario do Porto; 9 - Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences – University of Oxford, UK; 10 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

OP02 - PILOT STUDY OF TELEMEDICINE IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR THE DETECTION OF THE CLINICAL ACTIVITY OF THE DISEASE

IN THE NUMBER OF RELAPSES WITH RESPECT TO THE STANDARD CLINICAL PRACTICE. TELEM

Anna Gil-S2; Beatriz Pardiñas3; José Vicente Hervás3; Lara Nogueras1; Hugo Gonzalo3; Cristina González-Mingot3; Marc Canudes2; Silvia Peralta4; Maria José Solana3; Petya Valcheva2; Luis Brieva3

1 - Universitat de Lleida; 2 - Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida; 3 - Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida; 4 - Fundació Esclerosis Múltiple de Lleida

OP03 - ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN COFFEE INTAKE, CLINICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

Sara Duarte1; Denis Gabriel1; Inês Moreira2; Daniela Boleixa3; Raquel Samões1; Ana Paula Sousa1; Andreia Bettencourt3,4; Ana Martins Da Silva1,4; Ernestina Santos1,4

1 - Department of Neurology, Hospital de Santo António, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal;

2 - Laboratory of Neurobiology of Human Behavior, Hospital de Santo António, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal; 3 - Immunogenetics Laboratory, ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal; 4 - Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal

13:00-14:15  

Lunch | Room Braga

14:15-15:00       

Magistral Conference
Chairpersons: Armando Sena (Portugal), Lívia Sousa (Portugal)

 

Progresses and unmet needs in progressive Multiple Sclerosis         Giancarlo Comi , Italy 

15:00-17:00       

Hot Topics Grand Round
Chairpersons: Ernestina Santos (Portugal), Joana Guimarães (Portugal)


Autoimmune Encephalitis                                            Francesc Graus (Spain)
Anti-MOG disease                                                        Jacqueline Palace (UK)
NMOSD and pregnancy                                               Isabel Leite (UK)

Family planning and pregnancy in MS                        Elisabeth Celius (Norway)
Progression in MS:                                                        Jan Hillert (Sweden)

insights from the Swedish MS Registry     

17:00-18:00      E-poster Presentation  | EXHIBITION HALL

Complimentary coffee will be served during E-poster session

Section I
Chairpersons: Filipe Correia (Portugal), David Costa (Portugal)

EPI001 - EVALUATION OF PERSISTENT FATIGUE IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENT WITH LOW DISABILITY
Larissa Garcia1; Regina Alvarenga1; Cleonice Bento1; Helcio Alvarenga Filho1
1 - Universidade Federal Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro

EPI002 - QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE PERSON WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Rosa Martins1
1 - Instituto Politécnico de Viseu

EPI003 - HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS WITHOUT DISABILITY
Helcio Alvarenga Filho1,2; Mariana Santos2; Cleonice Bento2; Anke Bergmann3
1 - Universidade Estácio De Sá; 2 - Universidade Federal Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro; 3 – Inca

EPI004 - ASSOCIATION BETWEEN KAPPA INDEX AND DISEASE SEVERITY IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Paloma Menendez-Valladares1; Maria Isabel Garcia-Sánchez2;  Sónia Estêvão Neto3; Carmen

Bermudo Guitarte1
1 - Unidad de Gestión Clínica Bioquímica Clínica, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Spain;

2 - Biobanco Hospitalario Virgen Macarena, Biobanco del Sistema Sanitario Público de Andalucía, Spain;

3 - The Binding Site-Portugal

EPI005 - MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND VITAMIN D: CASE CONTROL STUDY MADE IN THE LATITUDE – 22
Fernanda Ferreira Chaves Costa Pereira1; Ana Beatriz Calmon Pereira1,2; Claudia Cristina Ferreira Vasconcelos1; Regina Maria Papais Alvarenga1; Oscar Fernandez3
1 - Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - UNIRIO Brasil; 2 - Universidade de Vassouras; 3 - Hospital Regional Universitario Carlos Haya-Malaga

EPI006 - EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FEATURES AND STUDY OF RISK FACTORS FOR CLINICAL CONVERSION FROM RIS TO MS IN THE CITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO
Rafaella Eliria Ericksson1; Nadja Emidio De Araujo1; Marcos Papais Alvarenga1; Claudia Cristina

F. Vasconcelos1; Regina Maria Papais Alvarenga1; Helcio Alvarenga Filho1,2
1 - Unirio. Hospital Da Lagoa; 2 - UNESA

EPI007 - ALTERATIONS ON CIRCULATING T CELL FUNCTIONAL COMPARTMENTS IN RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS
Andreia Monteiro1,2; Catarina Cruto3; Pedro Rosado3; Luiza Rosado3; Ana Mafalda Fonseca1;

Artur Paiva4,5,6
1 - Centro de Investigação em Ciências da Saúde - Universidade Beira Interior (CICS-UBI); 2 - Serviço Patologia Clínica, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Cova da Beira; 3 - Serviço Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Cova da Beira; 4 - Unidade de Gestão Operacional de Citometria, Serviço de Patologia Clínica, CHUC; 5 - Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research (iCBR), Faculdade de Medicina; Universidade de Coimbra; 6 - Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Coimbra

EPI008 - DIVERSE GUT MICROBIOTA COMPOSITION IN PORTUGUESE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS
Amélia Sarmento1,2; Daniela Ferro3; Liliana Mendonça3; Gara Molina4; Carles Ubeda4; Maria José Sá1,3
1 - FP-ENAS (UFP Energy, Environment and Health Research Unit), CEBIMED (Biomedical Research Centre), University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde, IBMC, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Universidade do Porto, Portugal; 3 - MS Clinic, Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 4 - Departamento de Genómica y Salud, Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública - FISABIO


EPI009 - SPINAL FORM OF ASIAN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN BRAZIL.
Rafaella Eliria Ericksson1; Jonath Tigre1; Anna Christiany Brandão1; Vanderson Neri1; Regina Maria

Papais Alvarenga1; Helcio Alvarenga Filho1,2
1 - Unirio. Hospital Federal Da Lagoa; 2 - UNESA

EPI010 - CLARITY: AN ANALYSIS OF SEVERITY AND FREQUENCY OF RELAPSES IN PATIENTS WITH RELAPSING REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (RRMS) TREATED WITH CLADRIBINE TABLETS 3.5 MG/KG (CT3.5) OR PLACEBO (PBO)
Sven Schippling1; Maria Pia Sormani2; Nicola De Stefano3; Gavin Giovannoni4; Andrew Galazka5; Birgit Keller6; Nektaria Alexandri6
1 - University Hospital Zürich, Rämistrasse; 2 - Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa and Ospedale Policlinico San Martino IRCCS; 3 - Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena; 4 - Queen Mary University of London, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; 5 - Merck, Aubonne, Switzerland, a division of Merck KGaA; 6 - Merck KGaA

EPI011 - EFFICACY OF CLADRIBINE TABLETS IN PATIENTS WITH HIGHLY ACTIVE RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: ANALYSIS OF POOLED DOUBLE-BLIND DATA FROM THE CLARITY AND ONWARD STUDIES
Gavin Giovannoni1; Xavier Montalban2,3; Kottil Rammohan4; Stuart Cook5; Giancarlo Comi6; Peter Rieckmann7; Per Soelberg Sørensen8; Patrick Vermersch9; Fernando Dangond10; John King11; Doris Damian10
1 - Queen Mary University of London, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; 2 - Division of Neurology, St Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto; 3 - Department of Neurology-Neuroimmunology, Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Hospital Universitario Vall d'Hebron; 4 - University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, MS Research Center; 5 - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School; 6 - Department of Neurology and Institute of Experimental Neurology, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Ospedale San Raffaele; 7 - Department of Neurology, Medical Park Loipl and University of Erlangen; 8 - Danish MS Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen; 9 - Université de Lille, CHU Lille, LIRIC-INSERM U995, FHU Imminent; 10 - EMD Serono, Inc.,; 11 - Department of Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Section II
Chairpersons: Sandra Perdigão (Portugal), Ana Passos (Portugal)

EPII012 - A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY PARAMETERS
Anna Gil-S1; Marc Canudes1; Beatriz Vázquez2; Hugo Gonzalo2; Lara Nogueras3,4; Cristina González-Mingot2; José Vicente Hervás2; Joan Valls1; Maria José Solana2; Silvia Peralta5; Alicia Traveset2; Luis Brieva2
1 - Institut de Recerca Biomèdica de Lleida; 2 - Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida; 3 - Universitat de Lleida; 4 - Departamento de medicina experimental; 5 - Fundació Esclerosi Múltiple de Lleida

 

EPII013 - MOTOR IMAGERY (HOME-BASED) EFFECT IN FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY AND FATIGUE IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: A CASE SERIES PROTOCOL
Raquel Carvalho1; Bruna Silva2
1 - Department of Physical Therapy, CESPU, Institute of Research and Advanced Training in Health Sciences and Technologies; 2 - Superior Health School of Vale do Sousa, CESPU – IPSN


EPII014 - RELATIONSHIP OF THE PROFESSIONAL STATUS WITH COGNITIVE AND 
MOTOR DEFICITS IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: EXPLORATORY STUDY
Ana Silva1; Daniela Ventura1; Telma Miranda2; Maria José Sá2,3; Cláudia Sousa2
1 - Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade do Porto; 2 - MS Clinic, Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João Porto, Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, Porto, Portugal; 3 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

 

EPII015 - COGNITION, FATIGUE AND MOOD DISORDERS OF PORTUGUESE PATIENTS WITH NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS – THE COHORT OF CENTRO HOSPITALAR SÃO JOÃO
Ana Luisa Rocha1,2; Daniela Ferro1,2; Cláudia Sousa1; Teresa Mendonça1; Pedro Abreu1,2; Joana Guimarães1,2; Maria José Sá1,3
1 - Department of Neurology, São João University Hospital Center, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal; 3 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

 

EPII016 - LYMPHOPENIA RATES IN CLARITY/CLARITY EXTENSION ARE UNRELATED TO DISEASE ACTIVITY AT BASELINE
Stuart Cook1; Gavin Giovannoni2; Patrick Vermersch3; Per Soelberg Sørensen4; Birgit Cook5; Dominic Jack5
1 - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; 2 - Queen Mary University of London, Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; 3 - Université de Lille, CHU Lille, LIRIC-INSERM U995, FHU Imminent; 4 - Danish MS Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen; 5 - Merck KGaA

 

EPII017 - INFECTIOUS RISK MITIGATION IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS UNDER DISEASE-MODIFYING TREATMENT – THE EXPERIENCE OF A PORTUGUESE TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL
Daniela Ferro2; Beatriz Prista-Leão1; Andreia Costa2; André Silva-Pinto1; Cândida Abreu1; Pedro Abreu2; Joana Guimarães2; Jorge Reis2; Teresa Mendonça2; António Sarmento1; Maria José Sá2
1 - Serviço de Doenças Infeciosas do Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João; 2 - Serviço de Neurologia do Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João

 

EPII018 - PERIPHERAL LYMPHOCYTE COUNT ASSOCIATION WITH CLINICAL AND IMAGING OUTCOMES IN MS PATIENTS TREATED WITH FINGOLIMOD
Manuel Salavisa1; Filipa Serrazina1; Filipa Ladeira1; Ana Sofia Correia1,2
1 - Serviço de Neurologia, Hospital Egas Moniz, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Ocidental; 2 - NOVA Medical School - Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa

 

EPII019 - OCRELIZUMAB IN A REAL-WORLD PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PORTUGUESE POPULATION
João Sequeira1,2; Joana Parra1; Marisa Brum1; Ary Sousa1; Ariana Barros1; Rui Pedrosa1; Carlos Capela1; Manuel Manita1
1-Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, E.P.E.; 2-Valência de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar Barreiro Montijo, E.P.E.
 
EPII020 - THE USE OF TERIFLUNOMIDE IN RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS – REAL-WORLD DATA FROM A TERTIARY MS CENTER
Daniela Ferro1; Andreia Costa1,2; Joana Guimarães1,2; Jorge Reis1; Teresa Mendonça1; Pedro Abreu1,2; Maria José Sá1,3
1 - MS Clinic, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto; 2 - Faculty of Medicine of Porto University, Porto; 3 - Fernando Pessoa University, Porto

 

EPII021 - MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND SERONEGATIVE SPONDYLOARTHROPATHIES – WHAT IS THE BEST APPROACH FOR TREATMENT?
Marco Fernandes1; Bruna Meira1; Manuel Salavisa Teixeira1; Filipa Ladeira1; Marta Guedes2; Ana Sofia Correia1
1 - Serviço de Neurologia, Hospital de Egas Moniz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental; 2 - Serviço de Oftalmologia, Hospital de Egas Moniz, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental

 

EPII022 - APPLICATION OF THE REVISED 2005, 2010 AND 2017 MCDONALD CRITERIA FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN A PORTUGUESE COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH CLINICALLY ISOLATED SYNDROME
Carolina Salgueirinho1; Joana Guimarães2,3; Teresa Mendonça2; Jorge Reis2; Maria José Sá2,4; Pedro Abreu2,3
1 - Faculty of Medicine, Porto University, Portugal; 2 - Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar São João; 3 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine University of Porto; 4 - Faculty of Health Sciences, Hospital Fernando Pessoa

Section II
Chairpersons: Marisa Brun (Portugal), Cláudia Sousa (Portugal)

EPIII023 - MITOCHONDRIAL REDOX STATUS IS IMPAIRED IN THE PERIPHERAL LYMPHOCYTES OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS.
Lara Nogueras1; Hugo Gonzalo2; Anna Gil3; Jose Vicente Hervás4; Petya Valcheva3; Cristina González4; Meri Martín3; Meri Canudes3; Jose Vicente Peralta4; Maria Jose Solana4; Reinald Pamplona1; Manel Portero1; Jordi Boada1; Jose Serrano1; Luis Brieva4
1 - Universitat de Lleida; 2 - Instituto de Salud de Castilla y Leon; 3 - IRB Lleida; 4 - Hospital Universitario Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida

EPIII024 - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MAGNIMS) SCORE PREDICTS LONG-TERM CLINICAL DISEASE ACTIVITY (CDA)-FREE STATUS AND DISABILITY PROGRESSION IN SUBCUTANEOUS INTERFERON BETA-1A (SCIFNΒ-1A)-TREATED PATIENTS
Maria Pia Sormani1; Mark S. Freedman2; Julie Aldridge3; Kurt Marhardt4; Nicola De Stefano5
1 - Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa and Ospedale Policlinico San Martino IRCCS; 2 - University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute; 3 - EMD Serono Research & Development Institute, Inc.; 4 - Merck GmbH; 5 - Department of Neurological and Behavioural Sciences, University of Siena

 

EPIII025 - PREGNANCY IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: AN UNSUSPECTED DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD?
Maria João Pinto1,2; Mafalda Seabra1,2; Maria José Sá1,3; Joana Guimarães1,2
1 - Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; 3 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

 

EPIII026 - LONGITUDINALLY EXTENSIVE TRANSVERSE MYELITIS IN LUPUS: IS IT ANOTHER AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER?
Ricardo Soares-Dos-Reis1,2,3,4; Bruno Fernandes5; Miguel Bernardes5; Maria José Sá1,6; Joana Guimarães1,2,3,7
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal; 3 - Department of Biomedicine, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal; 4 - i3S, Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Portugal; 5 - Rheumatology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 6 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal; 7 - Center for Drug Discovery and Innovative Medicines (MedInUP), University of Porto, Portugal

 

EPIII027 - ANTI-MOG ANTIBODY ASSOCIATED CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES – EXPANDING THE SPECTRUM
Cláudia Melo2;  Ricardo Soares Dos Reis1; Jacinta Fonseca2; Luis Augusto3; Joana Guimarães1; Maria José Sá1; Mafalda Sampaio2; Dilio Alves1; Raquel Sousa2
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Child Neurology Unit, Pediatric Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 3 - Neuroradiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal

 

EPIII028 - ANTI-MOG ANTIBODY-POSITIVE ISOLATED LONGITUDINALLY EXTENSIVE TRANSVERSE MYELITIS
Adilson Cláudio Marcolino1; Verónica Cabreira1,3; Teresa Mendonça1; Cátia Figueiredo2; Goreti Nadais1
1-    Neurology Department, São João University Hospital Centre, Porto; 2 - Medicine Internal Department, Tondela, Viseu, Hospital Centre, Viseu; 3 - Neurociences Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto

 

EPIII029 - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FINDINGS AT OPTIC NEURITIS OF RECURRENT OPTIC-SPINAL PHENOTYPE, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN A COHORT OF BRAZILIAN PATIENTS FROM RIO DE JANEIRO
Anna Christiany Brandão1;  Rafaella Eliria Abbott Ericksson1; Ana Carolina Ribeiro Araujo E Araujo1; Nadja Emidio De Araujo1; Nathalie Stephanie Meneguette1; Silvia Bastos De Oliveira1; Claudia Cristina Vasconcelos1; Cleonice Bento1; Marcos Papais Alvarenga1; Ana Claudia Bahia De Andrade1; Claudio Henrique Lopes1; Paulo Roberto Valle Bahia1; Marcell Pourbaix Morrisson1; Carla Regina Marchon1; Tadeu Kubo1; Patricia Piazza Rafful,1; Thomas Doring1; Lara Alexandre Brandão2,3; Sergio Luis Shimdt1; Gustavo Tukamoto1; Regina Maria Papais Alvarenga1
1 - Unirio. Hospital Da Lagoa; 2 - Radiologic Department, Clínica Felippe Mattoso, Fleury Medicina Diagnóstica; 3 - Radiologic Department, Clínica Irm-Ressonância Magnética

 

EPIII030 - MRI FINDINGS OF RECURRENT OPTIC SPINE PHENOTYPE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS FROM RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: CLINICAL AND LABORATORIAL EVALUATION
Anna Christiany Brandão1;  Rafaella Eliria Abbott Ericksson1; Ana Carolina Ribeiro Araujo E Araujo1; Nadja Emidio De Araujo1; Nathalie Stephanie Meneguette1; Silvia Bastos De Oliveira1; Claudia Cristina Vasconcelos1; Cleonice Bento1; Marcos Papais Alvarenga1; Ana Carolina Bahia De Andrade1; Vanderson Nery1; Carlos Henrique Lopes Basoni1; Romulo Varella De Oliveira1; Emerson Leandro Gasparetto1; Carolina De Medeiros Rimkus2; Ana Celia Baptista Koifman1; Paulo Roberto Valle Bahia1; Lara Alexandre Brandão3; Patricia Piazza Rafful1; Sergio Luis Shimdt1; Carla Regina Marchon1; Tadeu Kubo1; Gustavo Tukamoto1; Thomas Doring1; Marcell Pourbaix Morrisson1; Regina Maria Papais Alvarenga1
1 - Unirio. Hospital Da Lagoa; 2 - Universidade De São Paulo - Usp; 3 - Departamento De Radiologia Clinica Fellipe Mattoso

 

EPIII031 - METABOLIC DISEASES: A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Célia Nogueira5; Diogo Ribeiro1; Maria José Sá6; Joana Guimarães4; Mafalda Seabra4; Maria Carmo Macário2; Ana Martins Silva3; Laura Vilarinho5
1 - Unidade de Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Departamento de Genética Humana, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Porto; 2 - Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, EPE; 3 - Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto, EPE; 4 - Departamento de Neurociências Clínicas e Saúde Mental, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto; 5 - Unidade de Rastreio Neonatal Metabolismo e Genética, Departamento de Genética Humana, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Porto; 6 - Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto

 

EPIII032 - CENCENTRATION ANALYSIS OF METALLIC NANOPARTICLES IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS
Marcela De Oliveira1; Marina Piacenti Da Silva1; Fernando Coronetti Gomes Da Rocha2; Paulo Noronha Lisboa-Filho1
1 - Departamento de Física da Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” Campus de Bauru/SP – Brasil.; 2 - Departamento de Neurologia, Psicologia e Psiquiatria da Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu, Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” Campus de Botucatu/SP – Brasil 

 

EPIII033 - ETHNIC-RACIAL CHARACTERISTICS IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PATIENTS IN THE CITY OF RIO DE JANEIRO
Fabiana Carolino1,2; Raphael Guimarães4; Alexandre Lucidi5;  Helcio Avarenga Filho1; Regina M Papais Alvarenga3
1 - Department of Neurology. Graduate Program in Neurology (PPGNEURO) – Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro-UNIRIO, Rio de Janeiro; 2 - Rio de Janeiro; 3 - Department of Neurology. Graduate Program in Neurology (PPGNEURO) – Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro-UNIRIO, Rio de Janeiro,Brazil; 4 - Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.; 5 - Department of Neurology. Graduate Program in Neurology (PPGNEURO) -UNIRIO, Brazil

Section IV
Chairpersons: Irene Mendes (Portugal), Pedro Abreu (Portugal)

EPIV034 - IMMUNE THYMIC PROFILE OF THE MOG-INDUCED EXPERIMENTAL AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS MOUSE MODEL
Sofia P. Das Neves1,2; Cláudia Serre-Miranda1,2; Claudia Nobrega1,2; Susana Roque1,2; João J. Cerqueira1,2,3; Margarida Correia-Neves1,2; Fernanda Marques1,2
1 - Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine, University of Minho, Campus Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal; 2 - ICVS/3B’s – PT Government Associate Laboratory, Braga/Guimarães, Portugal; 3 - Clinical Academic Center-Braga, Braga, Portugal

 

EPIV035 - UNCOMMON PRESENTATION OF NEUROSARCOIDOSIS
Renata Souto Silva1; Mariana Branco1; Rita Rodrigues1; Elsa Meireles2; Mafalda Santos2; Luis Ruano1,3
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar de Entre Douro e Vouga, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal; 2 - Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar de Entre Douro e Vouga, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal; 3 - Departamento de Ciências da Saúde Pública e Forenses 

 

EPIV036 - NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS: A DIAGNOSIS TO CONSIDER BEYOND THE AGE OF 75
Ana João Costa1; Rui Araújo2; Paulo Ferreira2; Maria José Sá3,4; Joana Guimarães2,5
1 - Centro de Reabilitação do Norte; 2 - Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; 3 - Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal.; 4 - Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal; 5 - Departamento de Neurociências Clínicas e Saúde Mental, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

 

EPIV037 - SPHINCTER DYSFUNCTION: THINK OF MOG
Mafalda Seabra1,2; Daniela Ferro1,2; Goreti Nadais1; Lucinda Sequeira1; Maria José Sá1,3; Joana Guimarães1,2
1 - Department of Neurology, São João University Hospital Center, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal; 3 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal


EPIV038 - RECURRENT OPTIC NEURITIS
Renata Souto Silva1; Rita Rodrigues1; Marta Lopes2; Carlos Veira1; Eva Brandão1
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar de Entre Douro e Vouga, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal; 2 - Neurology Department, Hospital da Senhora da Oliveira, Guimarães, Portugal

 

EPIV039 - CADASIL MIMICKING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS OR TWO CONCOMITANT DISEASES?
Carolina Soares1,2; Ana Luísa Rocha1,2; José Dias Da Costa3; Fernando Silveira1; Luís Gonçalves4; Maria José Sá1,5; Pedro Abreu1,2
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal; 3 - Neuroradiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; 4 - Ophthalmology Consultation, Hospital da Luz, Guimarães, Portugal; 5 - Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, Portugal

 

EPIV040 - FAMILIAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 11 FAMILIES
Vanessa Oliveira1; Sara Duarte1; Raquel Samões1; Ana Paula Sousa2; Andreia Bettencourt3,4; Bárbara Leal3,4; Berta Martins Da Silva3,4; Ana Martins Silva1,5; Ernestina Santos1,5
1 - Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto – Hospital de Santo António (CHUP-HSA); 2 - Neurophysiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto – Hospital de Santo António (CHUP-HSA); 3 - Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal; 4 - Immunogenetics Laboratory, ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal.; 5 - Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine, ICBAS, University of Porto, Portugal.


EPIV041 - NOTCH3 MUTATIONS IN PREVIOUSLY DIAGNOSED MS PATIENTS
Mafalda Seabra3,4; Daniela Ferro3,4; Célia Nogueira1,2; Laura Vilarinho1,2; Joana Guimarães3,4; Maria José Sá4,5
1 - Unidade de Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Departamento de Genética Humana, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Porto; 2 - Unidade de Rastreio Neonatal Metabolismo e Genética, Departamento de Genética Humana, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Porto; 3 - Departamento de neurociências clínicas e saúde mental, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; 4 - Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal; 5 - Faculdade de ciências da sáude, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal


EPIV042 - NATURAL HISTORY OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN A LONG LASTING COHORT FROM A TERTIARY MS CENTRE: BASELINE RESULTS
Maria José Sá1,2; Ana Macedo3,4; Lucinda Sequeira1;  Daniela Ferro1,5; Mafalda Seabra1,5; Ana Luisa Rocha1,5; Adilson Marcolino1; Cláudia Sousa1; Pedro Afonso4; Jorge Reis1; Teresa Mendonça1; Pedro Abreu1,5; Joana Guimarães1,5; Edite Rio1
1 - Department of Neurology, Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João, Porto, Portugal; 2 - Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal; 3 - Department of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine, Algarve University, Portugal; 4 - Keypoint, Consultoria Científica, Portugal; 5 - Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal


EPIV043 - DIMETHYL FUMARATE (DMF) PERSISTENCE IN REGULAR CLINICAL PRACTICE: STRATEGY TO MINIMIZE ADVERSE EFFECTS
Ana Rodríguez Regal, A1,2; María Del Campo Amigo Jorrín3; Luis Anibarro García,4; Alfredo Puy Nuñez3
1 - Department of Neurology; 2 - EOXI PONTEVEDRA-O SALNÉS. Spain; 3 - Department of Neurology. EOXI PONTEVEDRA-O SALNÉS. Spain; 4 - Department of Internal Medicine.EOXI PONTEVEDRA-O SALNÉS. Spain

 

EPIV044 - MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING FINDINGS AT ANTI-MYELIN OLIGODENDROCYTE GLYCOPROTEIN (MOG) ANTIBODIES IN A BRAZILIAN WOMAN WITH ONE SEVERE BILATERAL EPISODE OF OPTIC NEURITIS
Anna Christiany Brandao Nascimento1;  Rafaella Elira Abbott Ericksson1; Ana Carolina Ribeiro Araujo E Araujo1; Nathalie Stephanie Meneguette1; Nadja Emidio De Araujo1; Silvia Bastos De Oliveira1; Claudia Cristina Vasconcelos1; Cleonice Bento1; Marcos Papais Alvarenga1; Ana Claudia Bahia De Andrade1; Carlos Henrique Lopes Basoni1; Vanderson Neri1; Romulo Varella De Oliveira1; Emerson Leandro Gasparetto1; Carolina De Medeiros Rimkus2; Ana Celia Baptista Koifman1; Paulo Roberto Valle Bahia1; Lara Alexandre Brandão3; Patricia Piazza Rafful1; Sergio Luis Shimdt1; Carla Regina Marchon1; Tadeu Kubo1; Gustavo Tukamoto1; Thomas Doring1; Marcell Pourbaix Morrisson1; Regina Maria Papais Alvarenga1
1 - Unirio. Hospital Federal Da Lagoa.; 2 - Universidade De São Paulo - Usp; 3 - Clinica Radiologica Fellipe Mattoso

18:00-19:30      Immersive Training in MS with Body interact  | Room  Medicoteca   

                         By invitation only and sponsored by Biogen     

                          

09:00-18:0

MS Inside Out 

Inside Out experience-rich activation immerses users into a day-in-the-life of a MS patient 

Room Viana, Bragança and Vila Real                                   

sponsored by Merck

 

Friday | 15th February

Saturday | 16th February

08:00 - Welcome desk

08:30-10:30 

From Bench to Bedside                        

Chairpersons: José Vale (Portugal), João de Sá (Portugal)

B, T and memory cells crosstalk                                   Nikolaos Grigoriadis (Greece)

Spectrum of EBV-infection in MS                                 Gulfaraz Khan (UAE)                              Update on Imaging Tools in Neuroimmunology        Claudia Chien  (Germany)  

Time Matters in MS                                                       Jeremy Hobart (UK)

Cognition Matters in MS                                               Dawn Langdon (UK)

10:30-11:00       

Coffee break | EXHIBITION HALL    

 

11:00-11:30     

Oral Presentations II

Chairpersons: Joana Guimarães (Portugal), Filipe Palavra (Portugal)

OP04 - TARGETING S100B PREVENTS IN VIVO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS-LIKE PATHOLOGY

Catarina Barros1; Andreia Barateiro1; Raquel Freitas2; Dora Brites1,3; Luis Graça2; Adelaide Fernandes1,3

1 - Neuron-Glia Biology in Health and Disease, Research Institute for Medicines (iMed.ULisboa), Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; 2 - Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; 3 - Department of Biochemistry and Human Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

OP05 - AUTOLOGOUS HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS – PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM A TERTIARY CENTRE

Daniela Vieira1; Inês Correia1; Sónia Batista1; Carla Nunes1; Fernando Matias1; Isabel Campelo2; Carmo Macário1; Catarina Geraldes3; Lívia Sousa1

1 - Serviço de Neurologia, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra; 2 - Serviços Farmacêuticos, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra; 3 - Serviço de Hematologia Clínica, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra

OP06 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES DEPARTMENT INTERVENTIONS IN NEUROLOGICAL IMUNOSSUPRESSED PATIENTS

Maria João Gonçalves1; José Carvalho3; Isabel Furtado1; Ana Horta1,2; Sandra Xará1; Miguel Araújo Abreu1,2; Ernestina Santos2,4; Ana Martins Da Silva2,4; Rui Sarmento E Castro1,2

1 - Infectious Diseases Department - Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto; 2 - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar; 3 - Internal Medicine Department - Unidade Local de Saúde do Alto Minho; 4 - Neurology Department - Centro Hospitalar e Universitário do Porto

 

11:30-13:00       

Ten Minutes Vignettes: enlarging DMT panoply, a global challenge

Chairpersons: Joaquim Pinheiro (Portugal), Jorge Reis (Portugal)

Bayer         

New insights on Betaferon and pregnancy

Eva-Maria Wicklein (Germany)            

                                                                     

Biogen                                                                            

Personalized medicine and the treatment efficacy-effectiveness gap

Fabio Pellegrini (Italy)

Merck                                                                             

Cladribine Tablets: a look at the present and the future

Patricia Pring-Akerblom (Germany)

Novartis                                                                           

MS Continuum - The challange today and tomorrow 

Joana Parreira  (Portugal)

Sanofi Genzyme                                                             

The Future, Today

Janete Santos (Portugal)

Roche                                                                            

Ocrelizumab Real-World Experience: What do we know so far?

Diana G. Ferreira (Portugal)

Teva 

NBCDs – a paradigm in pharmaceutical innovation

Rogério Gaspar (Portugal)

13:00-13:15                   

Prizes “MS Porto”

13:15-14:30       

Farewell lunch | Room Braga

08:30-13:00 

MS Inside Out 

Inside Out experience-rich activation immerses users into a day-in-the-life of a MS patient 

Room Viana, Bragança and Vila Real                                   

sponsored by Merck

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