Welcome from the Chair
Louis Tan, FRCP
Senior Consultant Neurologist at National Neuroscience Institute
MDS Asian Oceanian Section Chair
MDS-AOS has recently organized a large number of outreach programs and MDS courses that have benefitted 2,219 participants from the region.
We are grateful for the hard work and contributions of MDS-AOS members and the MDS-AOS Education and Executive Committees in bringing these educational programs to fruition. These programs are summarized below.
MDS-AOS will also be launching a number of new programs. On April 12-13 2014, MDS-AOS organized its first educational program in the Middle East. The organization of the First Middle East Camp for Parkinson’s, Movement Disorders and Neuromodulation in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was led by Dr. Jawad Bajwa, a member of the MDS-AOS Education Committee. Following this course will be the first MDS-AOS Basic Science Summer School in Taipei in July 2014, directed by Prof. Robin, past MDS-AOS Chair. This summer school is specially catered to young basic and translational researchers from the region. By reaching out to these scientists from the region, MDS-AOS hopes to increase participation in MDS from the region and to foster greater collaborations within the region.