Movement Disorders: Bridging Basic Science with Clinical Medicine


Movement Disorders: Bridging Basic Science with Clinical Medicine
Verona, Italy – May 19-20, 2017

Movement Disorders: Bridging Basic Science with Clinical Medicine takes place in Verona, Italy.Course Description

This course is aimed to confront basic scientists with clinical realities and clinicians with the latest advances of preclinical disciplines in movement disorders. In the course different facets of movement disorders will be reviewed from both the angle of basic science as well as from a clinical perspective. The aim is to create a common language and generate ideas that will allow development of new translational projects of researchers in movement disorders.

Recommended Audience

The intended audience for this course are neurologists, pharmacologists and scientists interested in the field of movement disorders. This course is intended to attract a primarily European demographic, but is open to a global audience.

Learning Objectives
  • Be able to describe basic science development in Parkinson's disease and their clinical implications
  • Be able to describe the contribution of animal models to disease mechanisms
  • List indicators of when to ask for genetic testing and what it may mean for future therapies
  • Be able to describe the relationship between cognitive dysfunction and motor disturbances
  • Be able to describe the relevance of placebo response in Parkinson's patients and how this is mediated by dopamine release
Physician Competencies

Participants will gain competencies in:

  • Patient Care and procedural skills
  • Working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Increasing medical knowledge
  • Interprofessional communication

Palazzo della Gran Guardia
Piazza Brà, 1, 37121
Verona, Italy


Register Now

Registration closes on April 30, 2017.

Members: $225 USD
MDS Junior/Waived Dues: $125 USD
Non Members: $325 USD

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members.  To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership webpage.

Italian Participants

Italian participants interested in registering for this course, and needing to obtain continuing education credits, will need to contact Accademia LIMPE-DISMOV at An additional charge of €150 will apply to be able to receive continuing education credits.

Refund Policy: For cancellation 2 weeks in advance of a course the registration fee will be 100% refunded, minus a $25 USD administrative fee.  For cancellation within 2 weeks of a course, the registration fee is non-refundable.

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