MDS News - July 2013

International Congress News

17th International Congress Abstracts Available! 
MDS is pleased to provide a searchable abstract website. Browse a complete listing of published abstracts and authors, or look up full abstract texts by author, keyword or topic, by visiting

Congress By The Numbers
- 2,600 attendees
- 1,322 abstracts accepted
- 44 Late-Breaking abstracts accepted
- 3 MDS Study Group abstracts accepted

Claiming CME Credit
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The Movement Disorder Society wishes to acknowledge and thank the following companies for their support of the 17th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders:

Platinum Level
Abbvie Allergan Britannia

TEVA NeuroscienceTEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd Lundbeck


Gold Level
Bronze Level


18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Stockholm, Sweden
June 8-12, 2014

  • Abstract Submission Opens: October 1, 2013
  • Registration Opens: December 2, 2013
  • Preliminary Program Available: January 2014
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: January 6, 2014
  • Early Registration Deadline: April 11, 2014
  • Final Pre-Registration Deadline: May 9, 2014

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Education Announcements

MDS Meetings

MDS Allied Health Professional Summer School: Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease
July 4-6, 2013
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists
July 26-28, 2013
London, United Kingdom

Uncommon Causes of Movement Disorders
October 11-12, 2013
Rome, Italy

Design, Conduct and Interpretation of Clinical Trials in Movement Disorders
October 29-31, 2013
Toulouse, France

Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
November 28-29, 2013
London, United Kingdom

Evidence-Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease
February 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Save the Date!
4th Asian and Oceanian Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress

November 28-30, 2014
Bangkok, Thailand

Other Meetings
Supported or Endorsed by MDS

A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner
July 28-August 1, 2013
Aspen, CO, USA

MDS-PAS Ambassador Program: 5th Meeting of the Movement Disorders Section of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology
August 29-31, 2013
São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Henrique Ferraz

Educational Activities

E-Learning Activities

New Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease Now Available on DVD! Contains lectures recorded at the MDS workshop New Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease on October 29, 2010 (Durham, North Carolina). Order your copy today!

International Congress DVDs
Teaching Course and Themed Course DVDs from the 16th and now 17th International Congress are available for purchase at the MDS E-Store. Includes slides, audio, video and syllabi. 

2013 VO Games DVD
Order the 17th International Congress VO Games DVD. Each DVD includes slides, audio and video, and features unique cases by representatives from Movement Disorder Centers around the world. 

14th International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders - Update on Dystonia Webcast 
Webcast course covering the spectrum of dystonias, providing insight into diagnosis and treatment.

Recent Online Journal CME


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