Conference – ALS and Genetics

Conference – ALS and Genetics

There are numerous clinical trials now ongoing with therapies targeting the genetic forms of ALS.
This webinar aims to provide information on genetics in ALS, the role of a genetic counsellor, considerations for genetic testing in ALS, and how therapies can target the genetic forms of ALS.

If the

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Palliative Care Conference by Anita Mehta, RN, PhD, CFT (Director of Education and Knowledge Exchange at the Montreal Institute for Palliative Care) and Véronique Després, SW (Director of Multidisciplinary Services at the St-Raphael Palliative Care Home and Day Centre)

Palliative Care Conference by Anita Mehta, RN, PhD, CFT (Director of Education and Knowledge Exchange at the Montreal Institute for Palliative Care) and Véronique Després, SW (Director of Multidisciplinary Services at the St-Raphael Palliative Care Home and Day Centre)

The first part of this presentation, provided by Anita Mehta, addresses ALS and the long-term implications (including death). In addition, it addresses the concepts and philosophy central to Palliative Care and some common misconceptions. The application and implications of Palliative Care to ALS population is discussed. Finally, family caregiver implications

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Conference on ALS Research and Q&A (bilingual) – February 2021

Conference on ALS Research and Q&A (bilingual) – February 2021

We are pleased to present this bilingual presentation on current ALS Research, held on February 24th, 2021. A Q&A follows the conference.
Speakers:
1. Dr.  Richard Robitaille, PhD, Full Professor, Neurosciences Department, Université de Montréal
2. Dr. Angela Genge, Neurologist and Director of the ALS Clinic and the Clinical Research

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Videoconference on Telehealth – November 2020

Videoconference on Telehealth – November 2020

In this conference, Dr. Genevieve Matte, Neuroscience researcher at the CHUM Research Center, presents useful information on managing the new reality of telehealth in a COVID environment.
WATCH THE CONFERENCE (in English)

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