Final Registration Deadline -
Monday, May 3
Register by May 3 to avoid paying the onsite registration fee.
*Pre-registration is highly recommended. As space is limited, a ticket is required for Parallel Sessions, Teaching Courses, Video Sessions, Skills Workshops Sessions and Social Events. In order to guarantee your selection, you must register by May 3.
14th International Congress Social Events
The following evening Social Events are open to all delegates who register for them:
Sunday, June 13
Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception
(Free with registration; Welcome Reception Pass for guests: $40)
Tuesday, June 15
Gala Event at Opera Pampa
($125 per person)
Wednesday, June 16
(Free with registration; not open to guests)
Pre-Order 14th International Congress Teaching Courses on DVD - Each DVD includes slides, audio and video of all eight teaching courses and the accompanying syllabi. Teaching course titles include:
- Neuroimaging techniques and applications
- Differential diagnosis of parkinsonism
- Genetics of movement disorders
- Music and movement disorders
- Pediatric movement disorders
- Neuropharmacology of Parkinson's disease
- Update on tremor
The webcast recording of the teaching course Update on dystonia will be available on the MDS Web site at no cost, supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Ipsen.
MDS Members: Regular price $100.00. Special pre-order offer of $50.00
Non-Members: Regular price $200.00. Special pre-order offer of $100.00
Please click here for more information and to submit your order.
Web Site News
April-May 2010 Edition - In this edition, we are proud to co-promote and feature a wonderful initiative of the Office of Rare Disease Research (ORDR) of the National Institutes of Health that provides hope for thousands of our own patients suffering from rare movement disorders. Click here to read the introductory article by Dr. Wendy Galpern, Program Director of Clinical Trials at the NINDS.
• Case of the Month - A 52-year-old Thai female presented with abnormal neck position causing difficulty in walking. At age 39 years, she had a history of involuntary eyelid closure causing difficulty in eyelid opening. She was treated with multiple botulinum toxin injections and her symptoms improved. Click here to read more and test yourself for the diagnosis.
• Quick Opinion Please - A 23-year-old right-handed man with a 10-year history of brief paroxysmal arousals during sleep was admitted in the Video-EEG unit. He attends the University and was noted to have an unremarkable neurological, behavioral and cognitive examination. Click here to discuss this case with others.
• Editor’s Choice Article – In this edition we feature the article "Skin Cancer and Parkinson's Disease" by Joaquim Ferreira, MD, PhD, et al. The summary and review are contributed by William Ondo, MD, Professor of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Click here to read the review.
- Click here to visit the new Web page for information about CME activities, guidelines for patient care, news about the upcoming Congress, and information on various disciplines, including physical therapy, nursing, dietetics/nutrition, genetics, speech/language therapy, occupational therapy and clinical psychology. Be sure to also to see our Resource section with links to health care organizations around the world.
- We also invite you to complete the Needs Assessment Survey! This will help us determine how best to meet your professional needs.
MDS 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Buenos Aires, Argentina
June 13-17, 2010
E-mail: Congress Staff
Register by May 3!
MDS Ambassador Program - Malaysian Society of Neurosciences 2010 Annual Meeting
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
May 21-23, 2010
Second Teaching Course in Movement Disorders of the Neurological Clinical Research Unit/Institute of Molecular Medicine
May 29, 2010
Basal Ganglia Speech Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation
June 29-July 1, 2010
Asian and Oceanian Movement Disorder Educational Summit
Kannur, Kerala, India
August 28-29, 2010
E-mail: Catherine Breckenridge
Nonmotor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Webcast
From the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease. Topics covered are 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. 25.3 "The Spectrum of Movement Disorders in Glut-1 Deficiency" Roser Pons, et al.
- Vol. 25.2 "Differentiating Vascular Parkinsonism from Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review" Seema Kalra, MRCP, Donald G. Grosset, MD, FRCP, and Hani T.S. Benamer, PhD, FRCP
- Vol. 25.1 "Theory of Mind in Parkinson's Disease and Related Basal Ganglia Disorders: A Systematic Review" Maren Elisabeth Bodden, MSc, Richard Dodel, MD, and Elke Kalbe, PhD
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