Event: Mar 27, 2017



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Changes in thinking and memory are common in MS and can be a challenge to everyday functioning, quality of life, and independence. This webinar will provide an overview on measurement of cognitive changes in MS and their underlying brain changes. Risk and protective factors for MS brain health will be summarized, with an outlook on strategies to address them.

This is the 4th of an 8-part learning series brought to you blearning series brought to you by MS Canada. Click here to see future session information and / or access previous, archived sessions.

This session is hosted by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada who gratefully acknowledges the support of Biogen who provided an education grant which makes possible the MS Webinar Series.

 




Presenter(s):

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Dr. Esther Fujiwara

Dr. Fujiwara is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta. She is a member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute and the MS Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta. Her research interest is the intersection between cognition and emotion and her work includes behavioural and neuroimaging studies in health and disease. She worked in different academic/research locations in Germany (University of Bielefeld and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf) and Canada (Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, Toronto).