50 Years of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

50 Years of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Munich, Germany - October 10-11, 2014
 

Munich, GermanyCourse Description

Despite that research on PSP and related disorders has recently improved at all levels - molecular, brain circuitry, epidemiological and clinical - there has not been a single MDS-sponsored meeting about this devastating disorder. This course is intended to fill this gap, combining an update of the current understanding of PSP and a basic teaching course for those entering into this field. The most active researchers in the field of PSP from Europe will be invited to share their current knowledge and to discuss future research with the audience.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to accomplish the following:

  • Identify features of classical and atypical PSP
  • Describe the pros and cons of available diagnostic criteria for PSP
  • Understand and discuss current research on novel pharmacological and non-pharmacological disease-modifying therapies for PSP
  • Discuss recent advances in neuroimaging and CSF biomarkers to aid in differential diagnosis of PSP and other similar disorders
  • Recognize and discuss potential ways to improve multidisciplinary care of PSP
 
Recommended Audience

This course is intended for general medical practitioners, neurology residents, specialist nurse practitioners and other paramedical equivalents in related fields with a working knowledge of diagnosis and general management of this condition.

 

'50 Years of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net

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Rates:
MDS Members $ 160.00 USD
Non-Members $ 220.00 USD
Junior Participants $ 120.00 USD

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Bursary Information

MDS will grant 20 travel bursaries in the amount of $500 USD in order to help support the travel of participants from underserved areas.  Only applicants from Eastern Europe and North Africa are eligible to apply.  The deadline to apply for a bursary is Sunday, July 27. Winners will be notified on Friday, August 8, 2014, and bursaries will be issued upon completion of the course. 

Apply for a Bursary

The deadline to apply is Sunday, July 27, 2014

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