International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Sep
22
to Sep 26

International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) gathers thousands of the field's clinicians, researchers, trainees and industry supporters on an annual basis at its International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders®. This year’s theme is: "Translating the Science of Movement Disorders into Clinical Practice."

Abstract Submission now open!

To submit your abstract, click here. The deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019 11:59 pm (CDT). Late submissions will not be accepted.

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Pre-proposal Deadline: Use of Parkinson’s Disease Biosamples Request for Applications
Sep
24
5:00 PM17:00

Pre-proposal Deadline: Use of Parkinson’s Disease Biosamples Request for Applications

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is now accepting pre-proposals to our Use of Parkinson’s Disease Biosamples Request for Applications (RFA).

Awards are up to $300,000 for a one- to two-year grant. The deadline for pre-proposals is September 24, 2019, at 5 p.m. ET. Awards include funding and accompanying biosamples for research programs focusing on Parkinson’s target and assay development. The Foundation is especially interested in studies focused on:

  • Assay development and validation for novel biomarkers

  • Biomarker replication and validation of promising measures that associate with Parkinson’s or progression

  • Target discovery and validation

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Huntington Study Group 2019 Annual Event
Nov
7
to Nov 9

Huntington Study Group 2019 Annual Event

Since 1993, the Huntington Study Group (HSG) has hosted an annual, internationally recognized forum for training and education of Huntington disease (HD) researchers and for presentation of new research findings and treatments to the worldwide community, plus much more. This year, HSG’s Annual Event will be held in Sacramento, California.

To learn more, and to view the Host Site and City Announcement video, click here!

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Pan American Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress
Feb
14
to Feb 16

Pan American Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress

Join the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Pan American Section February 14-16, 2020 in Miami, FL, USA for the 3rd Pan American Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress. The theme of the Congress is “Therapeutics of Movement Disorders in the Americas.

The aim of the 3rd Pan American Parkinson and Movement Disorders Congress is to encourage a discussion of therapeutic strategies of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders throughout the Americas, and highlight similarities and peculiarities of the clinical and surgical treatments of movement disorders in different regions of the PAS. There will be a focus not only on options already incorporated into clinical practice but also in upcoming therapeutics.
 
Registration is now open!
To register for the PAS Congress as an individual, click here.
To register for the PAS Congress for a group, click here.
To reserve a hotel room, click here.

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Shaping the Management of Parkinson's Disease
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Shaping the Management of Parkinson's Disease

7th Annual Shaping the Management of Parkinson’s Disease:
Debating the Most Controversial Issues and Discussing the Latest Breakthroughs


Directed to an audience of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers, the symposium brings together international leaders in a dynamic educational forum to present and discuss contemporary and pivotal clinical research on Parkinson’s Disease.

Registration is now open! Visit the event page for more info.

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The Aspen Course: A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner
Aug
4
to Aug 8

The Aspen Course: A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner

The 2019 "Aspen Course" is a continuation of the highly successful program previously of Columbia University from 1991 until it came to MDS in 2016. The course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorder fellows, and other healthcare professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

This program will discuss the classification of these disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders. This material will be presented in sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the "Night Video Rounds" session.

Visit the course webpage for more information. Click here to register.

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