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ECTRIMS Society

ECTRIMS Society

For a quarter of a century, ECTRIMS has served as Europe’s and the world’s largest professional organisation dedicated to the understanding and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

ECTRIMS mission and goals

The European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) is an independent representative European-wide organisation devoted to multiple sclerosis (MS).

MISSION

To facilitate communication, create synergies, and promote and enhance research and learning among professionals for the ultimate benefit of people affected by MS.

VISION

ECTRIMS works with researchers and clinicians of its member countries and with other organizations that share similar missions and objectives on a worldwide scale, creating networking and collaboration opportunities. The ultimate goal of ECTRIMS is to improve basic and clinical research and clinical outcomes in MS.

GOALS

  • To support and promote basic and clinical research in MS in Europe and liaise with other related organizations on a worldwide scale;
  • To support education and teaching opportunities for professionals that enhance their ability to delivery quality clinical care;
  • To act as representative of the MS research community in its member countries;
  • To be actively involved in coordinating initiatives in research and clinical care both in Europe and worldwide;
  • To organize annual congresses;
  • To organize workshops and related teaching activities in the field of MS;
  • To initiate, support or endorse European activities of outstanding relevance to MS
  • To encourage young researchers in the field of MS by promoting learning, training and exchange programs

Clinical Trials and Regulatory Affairs

International Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials in Multiple Sclerosis
The International Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials in Multiple Sclerosis is jointly supported by the US National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) and the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS).

The committee works to provide perspective and guidance in areas of interest to planning and implementation of clinical trials for new agents for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The committee works as a whole, in international meetings and consensus-building activities, or through subcommittees and task forces on specific topics.

Please visit Opens external link in current windowwww.ectrims.eu for further information about the society.