Taubman Institute symposium features expert on multiple sclerosis

October 19, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Don't forget, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute’s 2017 symposium will take place on Friday, Oct. 20, and feature the presentation of the $100,000 Taubman Prize to University of California-San Francisco physician-scientist Stephen L. Hauser, M.D.

Hauser is being honored in recognition of his decades of research, which led to the first-ever drug therapy for patients with advanced multiple sclerosis. He will deliver his keynote talk, “Beating Multiple Sclerosis:  A Story of B-cells, From Bench to Bedside and Back Again,” at the symposium.

The symposium will also feature a commemoration of the Taubman Institute’s 10th anniversary since its founding by late philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman.

Light refreshments, networking and a poster session will be held Friday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. in the BSRB lobby. The lecture and Taubman tribute will be held from 10 a.m. – noon in the Kahn Auditorium of BSRB.

All Michigan Medicine community members are welcome to attend and no registration is required. Physicians may earn 1 CME credit for this activity.

The Taubman Institute looks forward to seeing you there!

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