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Multiple Sclerosis Lecture Series: MS 101

Learning Objectives
1. Summarize the epidemiology of Multiple Sclerosis
2. Recognize risk factors associated with Multiple Sclerosis
3. Recall the connection between the gut microbiome and Multiple Sclerosis
0.5 Credit CME

Internet Enduring Material sponsored by Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Stanford University School of Medicine's Department of Neurology and Center for Continuing Medical Education. Have you encountered a patient with Multiple Sclerosis? This disease affects 2.8 million people worldwide, with a disproportionate number in the United States. Listen to recent research that has increased understanding of the connection between Epstein-Barr Virus and Multiple Sclerosis. Topics discussed include the basics of Multiple Sclerosis genetic predisposition, risk factors, potential triggers, and ways to modify behavior and diet to reduce disease progression.

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This educational activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

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There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity, except those listed in the table below. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Lucas B. Kipp, MD

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Course Director

Grant or research support-Roche/Genentech

Grant or research support-Biogen Idec

Ruth Adewuya, MD, CHCP

Managing Director, CME

Stanford University School of Medicine


Nothing to disclose

Marilyn Mejia, BA

Education Design Coordinator

Stanford University


Nothing to disclose

Jamie McDonald, MD

Stanford Health Care


Nothing to disclose

In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation
Stanford Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Participation Statement: Upon completion of this activity, learners will receive a Participation Certificate.


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