/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency
(CCSVI) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Forum/

MONTREAL, April 8 /CNW Telbec/ - In November 2009, Italian researcher Dr. Paolo Zamboni, made headlines worldwide with his study of CCSVI or chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency. CCSVI continues to be a highly discussed and debated topic within the MS community and the media.

The MS Society of Canada is hosting an information forum on chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) and Multiple Sclerosis in Montreal on April 14th. This forum will offer participants the opportunity to discuss this new avenue of research and have their questions answered.


    What:     CCSVI and MS Forum
              Information session for the general public and media

    Who:      Mr. Yves Savoie, President & CEO, MS Society of Canada
              Dr. J. Marc Girard, M.D., Neurologist specialized in MS and
              President of l'Association des neurologues du Québec
              Ms. Eve Deschênes, person with MS

    When:     Wednesday, April 14, 2010, from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

    Where:    Holiday Inn, Ambassadeur Room
              420 Sherbrooke West, Montreal

Individual interview opportunities will be available and must be arranged in advance of the forum.

Please note that the forum will be live webcasted, you can sign up at www.ccsvi.ca.

SOURCE Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

For further information: For further information: or to book an interview with a speaker: Johanna Raynaud, Massy-Forget Public Relations, (514) 842-2455, ext. 22, jraynaud@mfrp.com; Claudia Martin, Massy-Forget Public Relations, (514) 842-2455, ext. 31, cmartin@mfrp.com

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