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Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers,Focuses on the Challenges of Care and Research in Multiple,Sclerosis

WASHINGTON, June 01, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), the largest meeting devoted to the comprehensive care and science of multiple sclerosis (MS), is underway in the nation's capital today. Multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system that affects 400,000 people in the United States, challenges patients, care partners and healthcare professionals in many ways. The meeting provides specialists in the fields of MS healthcare, research, advocacy, community service and education to keep abreast of the latest information on patient care delivery systems and evidence-based practice.

Below are three highlights from the conference that reflect the caliber of innovation and inspiration at the meeting.

    1. Dr. Randall T. Schapiro was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award

       by the CMSC on May 31st.  This award recognizes the accomplishments of

       leading figures in MS care and research for their contributions to the

       CMSC.  Dr. Schapiro founded the first comprehensive MS center in the

       United States, the Fairview MS Center in Minneapolis, which he

       continues to direct.  A founder and past-president of the CMSC and a

       member of the Board of Trustees of the CMSC Foundation, he serves on

       the boards of the International MS Society and the National MS

       Society.


       "Dr. Schapiro is much beloved by his patients," said June

       Halper, Executive Director of the CMSC.  "He has dedicated his life to

       the service of people with MS.  His innovative MS program includes

       everything from the first MS Achievement Center, coordinated rehab

       services, home care services, outpatient and inpatient care, to

       education and research."


    2. A web-based program was premiered on May 31st on the latest strategies

       for treating MS-related spasticity, a very difficult symptom of the

       disease. 
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