Scientific Issues Committee

Michael Okun





Michael Okun, Chair

Jens Volkmann





Jens Volkmann, Co-Chair

MDS Staff Liaison: Pam Fierst

Committee Purpose
To prepare statements on scientific and ethical issues related to Movement Disorders, as well as review those prepared by others on behalf of the Society, and analyze new and existing treatments and make recommendations regarding their role in the treatment of patients with Movement Disorders.

Read Society's statement cautioning against unproven stem cell therapies for Parkinson's disease. | En Español

Committee Members

John Duda
Nestor Galvez-Jiminez
Connie Marras
Mariana Moscovich
Renato Puppi Munhoz
Uday Muthane
Genko Oyama

Maria Rodriguez-Oroz
Stella Papa
Susanne Schneider
Jau-Shin Lou
Leo Stefanis
Enza-Maria Valente