This special episode of RealTalk MS is sponsored by EMD Serono and MS in the 21st Century.
In this special episode of RealTalk MS, we're talking with Pieter van Galen and Amanda Montague about that sometimes-challenging conversation with your healthcare provider about MS progression.
We're also highlighting My MS Roadmap, a free tool designed to make conversations with your healthcare provider easier by offering clear and easy to understand definitions of the complex language used to describe multiple sclerosis.
Amanda Montague is the Chief Mission Officer for the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and Pieter van Galen is a freelance trainer and consultant based in Belgium. Pieter has been living with MS since being diagnosed in 2006.
Both Amanda and Pieter are active members of the MS in the 21st Century initiative. To learn more about MS in the 21st Century, please visit www.msinthe21stcentury.com.
EPISODE 229: Evidence Shows that MS Is Triggered by the Epstein-Barr Virus with Dr. Kassandra Munger and Dr. AJ Joshi
Last week, a research team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health presented compelling evidence that the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) triggers multiple sclerosis. So, we're taking a deep dive into the role of EBV and MS.
We'll review the breakthrough results of this research and we'll re-share our conversation with one of the researchers in this game-changing study.
We'll review the status of an experimental cell therapy that's designed to remove the EBV virus from infected b-cells in people with progressive MS.
And we'll update you on a clinical trial that's underway to test an EBV vaccine.
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS??!
Researchers at Harvard present compelling evidence that Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) triggers MS :22
Dr. Kassandra Munger discusses EBV and MS 4:41
What else do we still need to know? 13:28
ATA-188, EBV, and MS 14:06
Dr. AJ Joshi discusses what scientists are learning from the ATA-188 clinical trial 14:49
What about an EBV vaccine? 27:21
What??? Magic??? 28:33
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RealTalk MS Episode 229
Guests: Dr. Kassandra Munger, Dr. AJ Joshi
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, MSSociety, EBV, EpsteinBarr, RealTalkMS