Cognition and MS and Research Update Thorold

  • Education & Information
  • Location: Four Points by Sheraton
  • Address: 3530 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4Y6
  • Approximately 477 km away from your current location.
  • Contact Info: Kasey Pearson, 1‑905‑937‑7772 Ext. 3521
  • Event Dates:
      November 30, 2019 at 10:00a.m. EST

Saturday, November 30

10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Lunch will be served at 12 noon

Dr. Lisa Walker will address some of the ways that multiple sclerosis can impact people’s thinking, behaviour and emotions. Strategies to cope with these challenges will be discussed, including positive lifestyle strategies to maximize cognitive health.

Dr. Walker is a Clinical Neuropsychologist at both the Ottawa Hospital and in private practice at Ricci and Associates. She is a Clinician Investigator with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute where she has a research program evaluating cognitive health in multiple sclerosis. Dr. Walker's research focuses on the cognitive impact of stem cell therapies, assessment and longitudinal evaluation of cognition, the relationship between cognition and both structural and functional neuroimaging variables, as well as cognitive fatigue.

1:00 PM MS Research Update

Join Maheen Ceizar as she provides a MS Research Update. Maheen is a Research Specialist at the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, where she oversees the research communication portfolio which includes developing, curating and vetting MS research information and communications materials for the Society’s various departments and stakeholders (the public, donors, the research community, etc.). She also provides scientific support for the day-to-day research department operations.

For more information contact: kasey.pearson@mssociety.ca  905 937 7772 x 3521

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