Here's an article about the meeting. I'm shure there are much more details in it, but it's also Italian
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Bologna formed the Ad Hoc Committee on Scientific CCSVI Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation 21 December 2009 @ 10:25 in Bologna, Health, Health
Tomorrow we will hold the first meeting of the Scientific Committee established ad hoc CCSVI (cerebrospinal chronic venous insufficiency) of the Italian Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis to evaluate the results published in recent months on the primary international scientific journals and the future path of research and its relationship CCSVI with multiple sclerosis.
Born in recent weeks the collaboration between the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Foundation Hilarescere, which financed and supported the studies of Prof. Paolo Zamboni, University of Ferrara, with the intent to follow the scientific insights on this issue.
"The Italian Multiple Sclerosis Foundation - says President Prof. Mario Alberto Battaglia - decided to establish a Scientific Committee specified that I will chair, to assess fully the state of the research conducted by Professor Zamboni and his staff, and the research hypotheses be prioritized in future. For these targets on 22 December this committee of experts will meet with Prof. Paolo Zamboni, University of Ferrara and Dr. Fabrizio Salvi, University of Bologna. Were invited to participate in experts from the National Associations belonging to the network of our International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis. "
"The Foundation - Battle continues - is available to support research in this area, after scientific assessment by its Scientific Committee that operates according to criteria widely known, and in line with those adopted internationally by all the scientific institutions."
The national and international community of multiple sclerosis in recent months has been following the results published in scientific journals of research conducted by Professor Paolo Zamboni on the identification of a new disease, chronic venous insufficiency cerebrospinal CCSVI syndrome, unknown until now, but acclaratasi vascular disease as the Consensus Conference of the International Association of Vascular Surgeons (UIP) in Monaco last September, and its relationship with multiple sclerosis, also from the clinical point of view.
Much attention has been given in Italy by the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society (AISM), an association of people with multiple sclerosis and its Foundation (IMF), the major funder of scientific research on this disease in Italy (www.aism
. com). The IMF AISM and working closely with the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis and other national associations, particularly the U.S. and Canada who have expressed great interest and willingness to fund, following an assessment of its scientific committees, specific studies in this area.
"E 'in a broad international collaboration and synergy of all institutions and associations that we must give a clear answer to people with multiple sclerosis," said Battle, "so we must unite as a national research efforts. For this began collaborating with the Foundation Hilarescere and we are willing to deal with the universities and the region, address the research that may be needed in the appropriate directions and involving specialized clinical centers are concerned. "
The Foundation Hilarescere, aims to foster medical research and scientific cooperation in the field of diseases etiology unknown or poorly defined. That's why he immediately supported the research project developed by Professor Zamboni and Dr. Salvi.
"The advancement of human knowledge does not always reflect the roles and default locations. - Reminds the President of the Foundation Hilarescere, prof. Fabio Roversi-Monaco - As in the case of this study promoted by Hilarescere, born on the desire of a vascular surgeon of international standing, Professor Paolo Zamboni, to understand more deeply, in a completely new, a serious problem doctor. The rigorous scientific mode with which Professor Zamboni has conducted research has led the Council of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna to study the preliminary results, but already strong, with any interest which constitute and support the Foundation Hilarescere. Research has already led to a significant result that was presented in various locations in the world medical science. With joy we welcomed the invitation dell'AISM and his Foundation to work together to study together, the possible positive effects of the open. The richness and variety of talent involved are voted as the word etymologically stresses hilarescere to return the smile to patients suffering from diseases still without definitive answers. "
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