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June 2020

Asian Perspectives on MS Challenges: NMO and Highly Active Disease

June 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ZOOM Webinar

While the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the HKMSS will organize its first ZOOM Webinar titled 'Asian Perspectives on MS Challenges: NMO and Highly Active Disease' on 13 June 2020. Our honored guest speaker will be Prof. Jin Nakahara from the Keio University School of Medicine, Japan. Details of the event are as follows: Date: 13 June 2020 (Sat) Time: 12:30 - 14:30 (HK Time) Agenda: 12:30-12:50       Differential Diagnosis of MS and NMOSD 12:50-13:25       Treatment Sequencing and…

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October 2020

HKMSS 9th Annual Scientific Meeting

October 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZOOM Webinar

The 9th HKMSS ASM will take place on 10 October 2020 as a full virtual symposium via Webinar format. This year, our society is honored to have 5 overseas experts to share with us their experience in treating MS and related disorders. They include Dr. Jiwon Oh from Canada, Prof. Ching-Piao Tsai from Taiwan, as well as Prof. Hans-Peter Hartung, Prof. Heinz Wiendl and Prof. Peter Rieckmann from Germany. The program will be a whole-day event from 9am to 5pm.…

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HKMSS Lemtrada Masterclass

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Webinar

The HKMSS will organize a Lemtrada Masterclass on 24 October 2020, which will focus on practical issues with using Alemtuzumab in treating patients with Multiple Sclerosis. The talk will be given by Prof. Chiara Zecca and Prof. Claudio Gobbi from the Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland. The meeting will be in webinar format. Please RSVP to Ms Cat Lee at Cat.Lee@sanofi.com. You may refer to this leaflet for details of the rundown.

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April 2021

Advancing Treatment of NMOSD with Novel Therapeutic Options

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar

The HKMSS will organize a webinar titled 'Advancing Treatment of NMOSD with Novel Therapeutic Options' on 1 April 2021, which will explore new treatment recommendations and novel therapeutic options that offer better clinical endpoints, and the lower the risk of relapse in patients with NMOSD. The webinar will be given by Prof. Jacqueline Palace from Oxford University of the UK. Please refer to this attached leaflet for details, and RSVP via this link.

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Switching of disease-modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar

The HKMSS will organize an APAC webinar titled 'Switching of disease-modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis' on 23 April 2021. The webinar will be given by Prof. Bart Van Wijmeersch from the Hasselt University of Belgium, and chaired by Dr. WT Wong of our council. Please refer to this attached leaflet for details, and RSVP via this link.

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PACTMAN series 01 by PACTRIMS

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webinar

The Pan-Asian Committee on Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (PACTRIMS) will be holding a new initiative titled PACTMAN (Pan-Asian Course for Training in MS and Neuroimmunology), which aims to promote and educate members and the general neurology community who have an interest and role in managing patients with Neuroinflammatory diseases such as MS, NMOSD and MOGAD.​ The first session of the series will be held on 29 April 2021 with the following topics: 1. Approach to Transverse Myelitis by Prof.…

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May 2021

World MS Day 2021: 世界多發性硬化症關懷及教育日

May 29 @ 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
YMCA of Hong Kong Beacon Centre Lifelong Learning Institute, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Cheung Sha Wan
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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To commemorate World MS Day 2021, the HKMSS will collaborate with the Hong Kong Neuromuscular Disease Association to organize an event named  '世界多發性硬化症關懷及教育日' on 29 May 2021. The event will be held in a hybrid format, broadcasted real-time online via Facebook Live, but also caters to physical attendance for some participants. Dr. Richard Li and Dr. Winnie Wong of our council will be giving MS health talks during the event. There will also be sharing by an MS patient.   

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June 2021

Shifting the Paradigm: The Evolving Role of Anti-B lymphocytes in Multiple Sclerosis

June 16 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
ZOOM Webinar

The HKMSS will organize a hybrid scientific symposium titled 'Shifting the Paradigm: The Evolving Role of Anti-B lymphocytes in Multiple Sclerosis'. The talk will be chaired by our president Dr. WK Cheng, and given by Prof. Martin Weber from the University of Gottingen, Germany. Date: 16 June 2021 (Wed) Time: 19:30 - 21:00 Platform: ZOOM Please refer to this leaflet for more information and register via this link. You may also contact Ms. Fiona Chan for queries at events@omnipres.com CME has…

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October 2021

Webinar – Expanded Roles of MRI in Multiple Sclerosis Therapy

October 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:40 pm
Webinar

On 9 October 2021, the HKMSS will organize a Webinar titled 'Expanded Roles of MRI in Multiple Sclerosis Therapy'. The invited overseas speaker is Dr. Adil Javed from the University of Chicago, USA. Please see the attached flyer below for details. You may also click this link to RSVP.

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November 2021

7th Hong Kong Neurological Congress

November 7 @ 9:30 am - November 8 @ 5:00 pm
Webinar

The HKMSS will co-organize its 10th Annual Scientific Meeting on 6-7th November 2021 as part of the Hong Kong Neurological Society's 34th ASM (7th Hong Kong Neurological Congress). The Multiple Sclerosis symposium will take place in the afternoon of 7th November 2021. The first lecture 'B-cell therapy: new era in management of Multiple Sclerosis' will be given by Prof. Ludwig Kappos, and the second lecture 'Update in magnetic resonance imaging in multiple sclerosis guidelines' will be given by Prof. Frederik…

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