Programme

Aluizio Marques Ballroom

01 Aug 2018
02 Aug 2018
03 Aug 2018
04 Aug 2018

OPENING SESSION

Chairperson: Jefferson Becker (RS)
Chairperson: Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento (RJ)
Chairperson: Dagoberto Callegaro (SP)
Chairperson: Paulo Diniz da Gama (SP)
Chairperson: Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto (MG)
Chairperson: Gilmar Fernandes do Prado (SP)

WHAT IS NEW IN DEMYELINATING DISEASES

Chairpersons
Gilmar Fernandes do Prado (SP)
Paulo Diniz da Gama (SP)
Frederico M. de H. Jorge (SP)

Translational research in demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system
Speaker: Jean Pierre Perón Schwartz (SP)
Discussion

Updates in pediatric multiple sclerosis
Speaker: Tanuja Chitnis (United States)
Discussion

Progressive multiple sclerosis: indication for new therapies
Speaker: Juan Ignacio Rojas (Argentina)
Discussion

Neurological involvement in arbovirosis
Speaker: Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento (RJ)
Discussion
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

HARVARD SYMPOSIUM

Chairpersons
Jefferson Becker (RS)
Marcelo Matiello (United States)
Rafael Paternó Castello Dias Carneiro (SP)

Tolarization in NMOSD
Speaker: Michael Levy (United States)
Discussion

The Climb Study: lessons learned from a large longitudinal MS cohort
Speaker: Tanuja Chitnis (United States)
Discussion

Treatment differences of AQP4 and MOG diseases
Speaker: Marcelo Matiello (USA)
Discussion

MOG disease associated with infection triggers
Speaker: Juliana Santiago (MG)
Discussion

Plasmapheresis protocol for demyelinating diseases
Speaker: Pâmela Passos dos Santos (RJ)
Discussion

Poster Discussion Session

PANEL I: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MRI

Reviewers
Fernando Faria Andrade Figueira (RJ)
Paulo Pereira Christo (MG)
Maria Lúcia Brito (PE)

CASE DISCUSSION SESSION

NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Chairpersons
Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto (MG)
Maria Fernanda Mendes (SP)
Samira Apóstolos Pereira (SP)

ALUÍZIO MARQUES LECTURE

Chairpersons
Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento (RJ)
Dênis Bernardi Bichuetti (SP)
Suzana Costa Nunes Machado (SC)

Demyelination in the central and peripheral nervous system
Speaker: Hans-Peter Hartung (Germany)

CTRIMS SESSION – PART I

Chairpersons
Dagoberto Callegaro (SP)
Carlos Bernardo Tauil (DF)
Ana Cláudia Piccolo (SP)

LACTRIMS
The 2017 McDonald criteria for the diagnosis of MS applied to Latin American population
Speaker: Carlos Navas (Colombia)
Discussion

PACTRIMS
Was anything left aside in the 2017 McDonald criteria for the diagnosis of MS?
Speaker: Kazuo Fujihara (Japan)
Discussion

9:50 am - 10:15 am

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

CTRIMS SESSION – PART II

Chairpersons
Alfredo Damasceno (SP)
Antônio Pereira Gomes Neto (MG)
Cláudia Cristina Ferreira Vasconcelos (RJ)

Prediction of a multiple sclerosis diagnosis using the 2016 MAGNIMS criteria
Speaker: Alex Rovira (Spanish)
Discussion

MENACTRIMS
What is the role of Vitamin D in multiple sclerosis?
Speaker: Bassem Yamout (Lebanon)
Discussion

BCTRIMS
Brainstem signs in NMOSD: how frequent are they? What do they mean?
Speaker: Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto - (MG)
Discussion

NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS – PART I

Chairpersons
Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto (MG)
Tarso Adoni (SP)
Éber Castro Corrêa (DF)+B48:B53

Understanding NMO pathogenesis: from animal models to clinical trials
Speaker: Michael Levy (United States)
Discussion

AQP4-IgG seronegative NMOSD revisited
Speaker: Marcelo Matiello (United States)
Discussion

Are there differences between early childhood onset and late childhood onset NMOSD?
Speaker: Tanuja Chitnis (United States)
Discussion

Platform presentation I
Presenter
Discussion

Platform presentation II
Presenter
Discussion

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS – PART II

Chairpersons
Felipe Von Glehn (DF)
Gutemberg Augusto Cruz dos Santos (RJ)
Leonardo de Deus da Silva (SP)

The anti-MOG mediated disorders of the CNS: how do they impact our practice?
Speaker: Douglas Kazutoshi Sato (RS)
Discussion

Predominantly spinal MS versus seronegative NMOSD: diagnostic issues
Speaker: Kazuo Fujihara (Japan)
Discussion

Platform presentation III
Presenter
Discussion

Platform presentation IV
Presenter
Discussion

Poster Discussion Session

PANEL II: IMMUNOLOGY AND BASIC SCIENCE

Reviewers
Hans-Peter Hartung (Germany)
Felipe Von Glehn (DF)
Jean Pierre Perón Schwartz (SP)

PANEL III: CLINICAL ASPECTS

Reviewers
Oscar Fernández (Spain)
Guilherme Sciascia do Olival (SP)
Lineu Cesar Werneck (PR)
Samira Apóstolos Pereira (SP)

CASE REPORT DISCUSSION SESSION

Chairpersons
Jefferson Becker (RS)
Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento (RJ)
Rodrigo Barbosa Thomaz (SP)

TOP 10 TEN OF THE YEAR

HOW THE BEST PAPERS IMPACT OUR PRACTICE

Presenters
Alfredo Damasceno (SP)
Jefferson Becker (RS)

Panel
Kazuo Fujihara (Japan)
Hans-Peter Hartung (Germany)
Heinz Weidl (Germany)
Marcelo Matiello (United States)
Patricia Coyle (United States)
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

EUROPEAN CHARCOT FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM

DEFINING TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN OPTIMIZATION OF MS TREATMENT

Chairperson
Kazuo Fujihara (Japan)
Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto (MG)

Introduction

Understanding pathogenesis to optimize treatment
Speaker: Hans-Peter Hartung (Germany)
Discussion

Role of imaging biomarkers in treatment decisions and monitoring
Speaker: Ludwig Kappos (Switzerland)
Discussion

Role of treatment algorithms
Speaker: Oscar Fernández (Spain)
Discussion

When and how to choose induction therapy
Speaker: Vanessa Daccach Marques (SP)
Discussion

TOPICS IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS – PART I

Chairpersons
Rogério de Rizo Morales (MG)
Maria Lúcia Vellutini Pimentel (RJ)
Renan Domingues (SP)

Should we start MS treatment with immunomodulators?

Yes, we should!
Speaker: Tarso Adoni (SP)

No, we should not!
Speaker: Rodrigo Barbosa Thomaz (SP)

The two sides of the coin: yes and no!
Speaker: Ludwig Kappos (Switzerland)
Discussion

Platform presentation V
Presenter
Discussion

Platform presentation VI
Presenter
Discussion

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

TOPICS IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS – PART II

Chairpersons
Ronaldo Maciel Dias (DF)
Rodrigo Kleinpaul (MG)
Thereza Cristina D’avila Winckler (PR)

Benign multiple sclerosis: Does it exist?

Yes, it does exist!
Speaker: Yara Dadalti Fragoso (SP)

No, it does not exist!
Speaker: Patricia Coyle (United States)

One coin, two sides: yes and no!
Speaker: Hans-Peter Hartung (Germany)
Discussion

Platform presentation VII
Presenter
Discussion

Platform presentation VIII
Presenter
Discussion

Poster Discussion Session

PANEL IV: MS TREATMENT AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE

Reviewers
Bassem Yamout (Lebanon)
Heloísa Helena Ruocco (SP)
Maria Fernanda Mendes (SP)
Rosana Herminia Scola (PR)

CASE REPORT DISCUSSION: MRI

Chairpersons
Leandro Tavares Lucato (SP)
Carolina de Medeiros Rimkus (SP)
Jefferson Becker (RS)

NEURORADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART I

Chairpersons
Ricardo Bernardi Soder (RS)
Henry Koiti Sato (PR)
Luiz Domingos Mendes Melges (SP)

Post-infectious and post-vaccinal syndromes: from ADEM to yellow fever
Speaker: Augusto Celso S. Amato Filho (SP)
Discussion

Following MS: defining activity and disease progression?
Speaker: Luiz Celso Hygino da Cruz Júnior (RJ)
Discussion

New biomarkers of inflammation and demyelination: the universe of PET-MRI
Speaker: Daniele Faria (SP)
Discussion
9:45 am - 10:15 am

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

NEURORADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART II

Chairpersons
Carolina de Medeiros Rimkus (SP)
Anderson Kuntz Grzesiuk (MT)

Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: MR Imaging Findings and Differential Diagnosis
Speaker: Leandro Tavares Lucato (SP)
Discussion

Pediatric MS and demyelination syndromes in children
Speaker: Cláudia da Costa Leite (SP)
Discussion

The current role of MRI in differentiating multiple sclerosis from its imaging mimics
Speaker: Ludwig Kappos (Switzerland)
Discussion

BCTRIMS 19TH ANNUAL MEETING IN BRIEF

Presenters
Dagoberto Callegaro (SP)
Benito Pereira Damasceno (SP)

CLOSING SESSION

CLOSING SESSION AND INVITATION TO BCTRIMS 20th ANNUAL MEETING 2019

Presenter: Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento (RJ)
Presenter: Jefferson Becker (RS)
Presenter: Marco Aurélio Lana-Peixoto (MG)
Presenter: Dagoberto Callegaro (SP)
Presenter: Leandro Tavares Lucato (SP)
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

NEURORADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART III

Chairpersons
Leandro Tavares Lucato (SP)
Daniel Lima Varela (RS)
José Arthur Costa D’almeida (CE)

Imaging the complications of MS therapies
Speaker: Carolina de Medeiros Rimkus (SP)
Discussion

Functional and structural determinants of cognitive impairment in MS and NMOSD
Speaker: Menno Schoonheim (Netherlands)
Discussion

Grey matter pathology in MS
Speaker: Menno Schoonheim (Netherlands)
Discussion

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

NEURORADIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART IV

Chairpersons
Carolina de Medeiros Rimkus (SP)
Mônica Parolin (PR)
Ronaldo Abraham (SP)

Central vein sign: concept and clinical applications
Speaker: Douglas Mendes Nunes (SP)
Discussion

Spinal cord lesions: differential diagnosis using MRI
Speaker: Ricardo Bernardi Soder (RS)
Discussion

Clinical and radiological case session
Speaker: Fernando Faria Andrade Figueira (RJ)
Discussion
Speaker: Antônio Carlos dos Santos (SP)
Discussion

Roberto Melaragno Filho Ballroom

02 Aug 2018
03 Aug 2018
04 Aug 2018

BASIC IMMUNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART I

Chairpersons
Denise Sisteroli Diniz (GO)
Letícia Fêzer de Souza Mansur Zogbi (RJ)
Thiago Junqueira (BA)

Inate immunity: receptors, patterns and immune response
Speaker
Discussion

Adaptative immunity: generation and characteristics of B-lymphocytes and T-lymphocytes
Speaker: Wesley Nogueira Brandão (SP)
Discussion

Effector mechanisms of the immune response
Speaker: Leonilda M. B. Santos (SP)
Discussion

Quiz: basic immunology and pathophysiology of MS
Speaker: Jean Pierre Perón Schwartz (SP)
Discussion

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

YOUNG NEUROLOGIST SYMPOSIUM – PART I

Chairpersons
Bianca Etelvina Santos de Oliveira (PB)
Patrícia Coral (PR)
Pâmela Passos dos Santos (RJ)

History of multiple sclerosis: an overview
Speaker: Diogo Haddad Santos (SP)
Discussion

How to start a new MS Center: aims and challenges
Speaker: Euldes Mendes Júnior (MG)
Discussion

The medical practice at a busy MS Center: gains and burden
Speaker: Herval Ribeiro Soares Neto (SP)
Discussion

BASIC IMMUNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM – PART II

Chairpersons
Renata Faria Simm (SP)
Bruna Klein da Costa (RS)
Joseph Bruno Bidin Brooks (SP)

Tolerance and immunoregulation
Speaker: Jean Pierre Perón Schwartz (SP)
Discussion

Immune response and lymphocyte T phenotype: Th1, Th2, Th17 e Tregs
Speaker
Discussion

Quiz: basic immunology and pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis
Speaker: Jean Pierre Perón Schwartz (SP)
Discussion

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

YOUNG NEUROLOGIST SYMPOSIUM – PART II

Chairpersons
Carlos Augusto de Albuquerque Damasceno (MG)
André Luiz Muniz Alves dos Santos (BA)
Gustavo Figueira (RJ)

Observership at an international MS Center: report of an experience
Speaker: Juliana Santiago (MG)
Discussion

Typical symptoms and signs in relapsing-remitting MS: CIS versus relapses
Speaker: Giordani Rodrigues dos Passos (RS)
Discussion

Primary progressive multiple sclerosis: what is it? How to diagnosis it?
Speaker: Rafael Paternó Castello Dias Carneiro (SP)
Discussion

MRI evaluation of multiple sclerosis: what should we look for?
Speaker: Carolina de Medeiros Rimkus (SP)
Discussion

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE SYMPOSIUM – PART I

Chairpersons
Natália Cirino Talim Menezes (MG)
Andréa Gomes Moraes (DF)
Áudred Cristina Biondo Eboni (SC)

Evaluation of the visual system for multidisciplinary caregivers
Speaker: Alice Horta Azevedo de Castro (MG)
Discussion

Visual-related quality of life in MS and NMOSD
Speaker: Mariana Andrade Fontenelle (MG)
Discussion

Stress in MS patients
Speaker: Morgana Scheffer (RS)
Discussion

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Networking Coffee Break | Exhibition Hall

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE SYMPOSIUM – PART II

Chairpersons
Lívia Edwiges Cirino Talim Ferreira (MG)
Luciana Ferreira de Souza (PB)
Morgana Scheffer (RS)

Occupational therapy in demyelinating diseases of the CNS
Speaker: Yara Helena de C.Paiva Ribeiro (DF)
Discussion

Physical activity and fatigue in MS and NMOSD
Speaker: Cintia Ramari Ferreira (DF)
Discussion

Nursing care in infusion therapies for MS and NMOSD
Speaker
Discussion