September 2012

17th International Congress Update

G'day! It's not too early to start planning for next June's annual Congress in the "Land Down Under" in beautiful Sydney, Australia!

Visit MDS' new dedicated website for the 17th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders today. Browse the site for the latest updates on Registration deadlines, Abstract submission dates, travel information, visiting Sydney, and much more. 

Read the highlights from this year's 16th International Congress held in Dublin, Ireland, which was attended by 5,100 delegates from around the world last June:

UDysRS Training Program & Exercise Now Online

The Society is pleased to announce the launch of a new Training Program & Exercise for use of the Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale. This program allows participants to learn about the use of this scale, see examples of a rater administering the test to patients, and view examples of the rating items. There is an exercise at the end of the training program. Click here to go to the program.

Quick Opinion Please: Submit Your Challenging Case for Discussion

Interested in sharing a unique case online with MDS members? The online tool, "Quick Opinion Please" is for you! This discussion forum allows challenging cases to be viewed and commented on by MDS members. Select cases come exclusively from members and the "challenge" can be diagnostic, therapeutic or both. This feature is designed to encourage constructive clinical and scientific interchange among members. Submit a case here.

Listen to podcasts of Journal abstracts

The Society is excited to announce that beginning with the May 2012 issue of the Movement Disorders Journal, subscribers and MDS members will be able to access the 2012 Journal podcasts from a mobile device anytime, anywhere.

Look for the QR code in the Table of Contents and simply snap a picture of it with your smartphone. You will then be instantly redirected to the podcasts on the MDS website. The QR code will be in every issue of the Journal. Click here to see how the QR code will appear in the Journal. Or visit


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