General information

The MS Research Days are scheduled for Monday June 19th and Tuesday June 20th in Amsterdam. The meeting addresses the whole spectrum of MS research including fundamental, translational, and clinical topics. The deadline for abstract submission was Tuesday April 25th.

Date: Monday June 19th and Tuesday June 20th 2023

Location: Van der Valk Oostzaan-Amsterdam (Westeinde 1, 1511MA Oostzaan)

Keynote lectures

These three excellent researchers will give a keynote lecture during the meeting:

  • Prof. Gonçalo Castelo-Branco (Karolinska Institute, Sweden) – ‘Spatial and temporal dynamics of multiple sclerosis disease development and progression
  • Dr. Max Kaufmann (University of Hamburg, Germany) – ‘Understanding progressive multiple sclerosis with single cell RNA sequencing and spatial transcriptomics: A data science perspective on pathogenesis
  • Dr. Niamh McNamara (University of Edinburgh, UK) – ‘Microglia regulate central nervous system myelin growth and integrity

Evening lecture

The evening lecture is on Monday June 19th.

  • Prof. Dick Swaab (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam) – ‘Sexual differentiation of our brains: a basis for vulnerability for neuropsychiatric disorders’


Registration for the MS Research Days 2023 is possible via the form below. The deadline for registration is Tuesday May 30th.

Overnight stays are at your own expense. Rooms can be booked at Van der Valk for €173 per night via: Please use the discount code ‘Event2023’ for your reservation. Please note that a limited number of rooms is available.

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