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14th International Congress News
1 day left to submit your 2010 Congress Abstract!
Abstracts for the 14th International Congress are due on January 8, 2010.
The 3rd Annual Video Olympics
Submit a video case for possible review and presentation at the Video Olympics on the evening of Wednesday, June 16, 2010 during the 14th International Congress. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due by February 5, 2010. Click here for more information on the Video Olympics and how to submit your LOI.
- Deadline: The Late Breaking Abstract deadline is April 2, 2010 at 12:00 Noon US CST.
- Definition: A Late Breaking Abstract is any abstract reporting information that became available for public dissemination after the deadline of the regular abstract submission. It must be of critical importance to the clinical and/or scientific community and/or the public and should be newsworthy.
- Eligibility: A Late Breaking Abstract should be accompanied by a short explanation of why it qualifies for this category.
Late Breaking Abstracts may be submitted by MDS Members or non-members.Click here to submit a Late Breaking Abstract.
Web Site News
- Quick Opinion Please Forum Welcomes Your Input! This online forum features select cases submitted by our Society members. The “challenge” can be diagnostic, therapeutic or both. Either way, the forum is your gathering place to share opinions and diagnoses with colleagues and get feedback on challenging cases. Click here to go to the forum.
- MDS Health Professionals Section Debuts! The MDS Web site is now home to a new section dedicated to health professionals of all specialties. Professionals in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, dietetics, clinical psychology, genetics and speech/language therapy will now find the latest resources and information related to Movement Disorders. Click here to go to the section.
- Movement Disorders Books on Sale!
Help your Society! Now you may purchase books on relevant topics in Movement Disorders directly on the MDS Web site through a new partnership with Amazon. Every purchase benefits MDS. The "bookstore," which includes more than 60 titles, may be accessed by clicking here. If you have a book to suggest for inclusion in this section, please e-mail the name of the author, title and publisher to Heidi Schudrowitz.
- Congress Photo Gallery Now Online!
Visit the 13th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Photo Gallery to view pictures from last June's event in Paris! Click here to go to the gallery.
MDS 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Buenos Aires, Argentina
June 13-17, 2010
E-mail: Congress Staff
Knowledge Gaps in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
February 5-7, 2010
DISMOV-SIN National Congress & International Symposium Movement Disorders in Psychiatry
March 25-27, 2010
4th Singapore International Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Symposium
Concorde Hotel, Singapore
March 26-27, 2010
Online CME Activities
Nonmotor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Webcast
This webcast was created from the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease. Topics covered are important nonmotor aspects of Parkinson's disease such as depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, autonomic disturbances, and cognitive deficits. Intended for patients and caregivers.
Recent Online Journal CME
- Vol. 24.15: "Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease" Dag Aarsland, MD, PhD, Laura Marsh, MD, and Anette Schrag, MD, PhD
- Vol. 24.14: "Hereditary Parkinsonism: Parkinson Disease Look-Alikes–An Algorithm for Clinicians to "PARK" Genes and Beyond" Christine Klein, MD, Susanne A. Schneider, MD, PhD, and Anthony E. Lang, MD, FRCPC
- Vol. 24.13: "Major Nutritional Issues in the Management of Parkinson's Disease" Michela Barichella, MD, Emanuele Cereda, MD, and Gianni Pezzoli, MD
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