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Welcome to the 2014 MSA Coalition Annual Patient/Caregiver Conference webcast! The webcast is no longer available, but will be available via DVD and online recordings later this year.

This was the very first year we did a live webcast of our MSA conference. The conference took place on Saturday October 18, 2014.

The webcast recording will be loaded with great MSA information, including:

Morning presentations

  • 8 minute mark: Official opening by Judy Biedenharn, President of the MSA Coalition
  • 14 minutes: Dr Karen Thomas – The Clinical Presentation of MSA
  • 1 hour 11 minutes: Q & A with Dr Thomas
  • 1 hour 46 minutes: Break
  • 2 hour mark: Dr Kamal Chemali and Kevin McNeeley – Autonomic Testing
  • 3 hour mark: Introduction of Board Members – Vera James, Carol Langer, Tom Looney, Larry Kellerman, Cynthia Roemer, Philip Fortier
  • 3 hours 7 minutes: The Story of Tim’s MSA Shoe
  • 3 hours 8 minutes: Thanks to our conference sponsor Lundbeck

Afternoon presentations

  • 1 minute mark: Remarks about the MSA Coalition research grant program by Pam Bower, Co-Chair of the MSA Coalition Research committee
  • 5 minutes: Dr Vik Khurana – Stem Cells and MSA
  • 50 minutes: Dr Lucy Nordcliffe-Kaufmann – A Global MSA Registry
  • 1 hour 6 minutes: Dr Horacio Kaufmann
  • 1 hour 57 minutes: Break
  • 2 hours 18 minutes: Q & A with doctor panel
  • 3 hours 12 minutes: Ending on a positive note!