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Health Update: multiple sclerosis lecture

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24/04/2002

The Royal Institution's Science Today, Health Tomorrow medical lecture series continues

WOULD you like to discover more about multiple sclerosis, a disease affecting more than 85,000 people in the UK alone?

Find out more about the condition, its causes and treatment at the next lecture in the Science Today Health Tomorrow series:

'The Challenge of Multiple Sclerosis'.
7.30pm, Wednesday 15th May 2002.

Experts, both in practising and research fields will be there to discuss the latest developments in options for future treatment. Questions will be answered on what has been learnt about the disease so far and issues such as the relevance of genetic histories.

Speakers include: Dr Alasdair Coles - a researcher at Addensbrookes hospital in Cambridge and Prof Alan Thompson - head of Rehabilitation at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurodisabilty in London.

The lecture will be chaired by Nicola Russell, Director of Services of the MS Research Trust.

Other lectures in the series:
Depression, heart therapies, leukaemia, arthritis and vision.

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