II Latin American Course on Neuroepidemiology

Monday 16th March 2020 to Friday 20th March 2020

 

• To discuss the different types of Characteristics of surveys: population surveys, analytic studies and clinical trials, with special emphasis in multiple sclerosis.
• To introduce to genetic epidemiology and to Understand the basis of generated environment interaction.
• To review the main aspects of statistics applied to epidemiological research, with emphasis on Importance versus significance, and confounding factors and interaction.
• To exchange experiences and opinions on MS Between Researchers in Latin America, and introduced the Discussion about the opportunity and feasibility of a muticentric survey in the region.
• To give the opportunity to discuss neuroepidemiological studies in different processing phases (preparation, implementation, data analysis, etc.) With Researchers with experience


The complex building of current clinical research Continues to stand on four methodological pillars - the population surveys, the case-control study, the cohort study and the clinical trial. These four methods, along With Their combinations and Modifications, enable us to investigate any possible cause-effect relationship across 1) biological, personal, or social factors or events, 2) symptoms, diseases, or conditions, and 3) treatments, procedures, or interventions. This 5 day course Provides a review to the four methods, with emphasis on Their complementarities and Their relative Strengths and weaknesses. As such, the course will enable the participants to better Understand how evidence is constructed in clinical research. Participants will Improve Their ability to design, conduct, and interpret studies,

Conference Organisers

Dr. Carlos N. Ketzoian 
CHAIRMAN ON SPECIALTY GROUP Neuroepidemiology WFN, SECTION neuroepidemiology, Institute of Neurology

Tel: +598 2487 1515
Email: info@neuroepidemiologia.edu.uy

Regional University Center (CURE)
Address:
Tacuarembo
20100 Punta del Este
Maldonado
Uruguay