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Course Director

Edward J. Fox, MD, PhD
Edward J. Fox, MD, PhD

Director, MS Clinic of Central Texas
Central Texas Neurology Consultants, PA
Round Rock, Texas
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Austin, Texas

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Description

In this activity, an expert in neurology discusses new and late-breaking data on current and emerging treatments for multiple sclerosis from the 35th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS 2019).

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists, primary care physicians, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Employ recently presented data related to approved disease-modifying therapies when treating patients with multiple sclerosis
  • Examine new data on the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of emerging disease-modifying therapies for the treatment of multiple sclerosis
  • Recognize the potential clinical utility of investigational disease-modifying therapies in the future management of multiple sclerosis

Providership, Credit, and Support


This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Sanofi Genzyme.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Chair
Edward J. Fox, MD, PhD
Director, MS Clinic of Central Texas
Central Texas Neurology Consultants, PA
Round Rock, Texas
Clinical Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Austin, Texas

Edward J. Fox, MD, PhD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Biogen; Celgene Corporation; EMD Serono, Inc.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and TG Therapeutics, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from AbbVie; Biogen; Celgene Corporation; Chugai Pharmaceutical; EMD Serono, Inc.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc.; MedDay; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Sanofi Genzyme; and TG Therapeutics, Inc.
Speakers Bureau participant with Biogen; EMD Serono, Inc.; F. Hoffmann-La Roche/Genentech, Inc.; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer

Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewer has nothing to disclose:
John Vester, MD

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from email@email.peerviewpress.com. If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at info@PeerView.com.

About This CME Activity

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