Honorary Doctorate Lecture by Dr. Alberto Ascherio – EBV causes MS: does it also drive MS pathology?

Newly appointed Honorary Doctor at UiB Alberto Ascherio lead the international research team who showed a direct link between multiple sclerosis (MS) and the Epstein Barr virus. Could this also lead to a vaccine against MS? Join us in a lecture by Dr. Alberto Ascherio May 23rd at Haukeland University Hospital.

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Alberto Ascherio, foto av Steven McCaw.

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Speaker: Professor Alberto Ascherio, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School 

TopicEBV causes MS: does it also drive MS pathology?

When: Thursday May 23, 2024 at 12.00-13.00 (lunch from 11.30)

Registration: Registration link to guest lecture by Alberto Ascherio May 23, 2024. Deadline May 16 at 10.00 in the morning if you would like to join the lunch as well, available outside of the auditorium from 11.30 and till the lecture starts at 12.00.

Place: Auditorium 1, BB building, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

Abstract: will be available here

Host: Neuro-SysMed by Kjell-Morten Myhr. Introduction by Dean Per Bakke.

Who: Open to all interested

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