MDS News
June 2010

14th International Congress News

Registration is still open!
In order to guarantee your ticketed selection onsite, it is highly recommended that you register prior to arriving in Buenos Aires.

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
Video Olympics
(Free with registration; not open to guests)

Argentina Tours - A wide selection of tours is available to all International Congress delegates by Ovation Argentina. Click here for a complete list of available tours and pricing information.

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:

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.

14th International Congress -
Expansion of 2010 Travel Grant Program

Thanks to an unrestricted educational grant from Merz Pharmaceutical, LLC, MDS was able to provide 32 additional Travel Grants to support delegates in financial need to attend the 14th International Congress in Buenos Aires. Each grant provides partial support of International Congress delegates to facilitate their travel to and participation in the Congress.

Web Site News

June-July 2010 Edition - This month, we feature the theme “Driving and Parkinson’s” with feature articles by: Ergun Y. Uc, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinic, Iowa City, Iowa USA; and Ester Klimkeit, adjunct senior lecturer position in the School of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

Editor’s Choice Article – This month’s Editor’s Choice Article is “Imaging Essential Tremor” by Ioannis U. Isaias, et al. The podcast summary and review is provided by Joseph Jankovic, MD, Professor of Neurology and Director, Parkinson Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas USA.

Welcome to Buenos Aires! If you are attending the Congress, be sure to stop by the Internet Café, located on the lower level of the hotel in the San Isidro Room/Exhibit Hall. Check out the MDS Web site for information about the Congress as well as the latest news and features about Movement Disorders.

Also, you will find more information about the Web site inside your Final Program, in your Registration bag and during the plenary sessions.

New Tools on the Home Page -


Education Announcements

MDS Meetings

MDS 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Buenos Aires, Argentina
June 13-17, 2010
E-mail: Congress Staff
Register Now!

European Summer School for Young Neurologists
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
July 9-11, 2010
E-mail: Hope Wallace

Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
São Paulo, Brazil
October 16, 2010
E-mail: Catherine Breckenridge

New Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
October 29, 2010
E-mail: Catherine Breckenridge

Other Meetings
Supported or Endorsed by MDS

Basal Ganglia Speech Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation 
Aix-en-Provence, France 
June 29-July 1, 2010

20th Annual Course - A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner
July 26-29, 2010
Aspen, CO, USA

Asian and Oceanian Movement Disorder Educational Summit
Kannur, Kerala, India
August 28-29, 2010
E-mail: Catherine Breckenridge

2nd World Parkinson Congress
September 28-October, 1, 2010
Glasgow, Scotland

Brain, Blood and Iron: Joint International Symposium on Neuroacanthocytosis and Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation
September 30-October 2, 2010
Bethesda, MD, USA

Educational Activities

Non-CME E-Learning Activities

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.

Online CME Activities

The Clinicians' and Nurses' Guide to Parkinson's Disease

De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Recent Online Journal CME


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