MDS News
December 2009

Have you renewed your MDS membership for 2010?
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14th International Congress News

Registration is Now Open!
Registration is now open for the 14th International Congress. Register before April 5, 2010 for the best rates.

The 2010 Scientific Program is now available!
The Scientific Program for the 14th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders is now available online. Click here for more information.

New in 2010 - Spanish Translations
All Plenary Session and Teaching Courses at the 14th International Congress will be translated in Spanish. More information on the translation system will be available in the Preliminary Program.

Deadline for 2010 Travel Grants:  December 18!
MDS is offering up to 60 travel grants of a maximum amount of $1,000 USD each to International Congress delegates in financial need to facilitate their travel to and participation in the 14th International Congress in Buenos Aires, June 13-17, 2010. Click here to apply!

Submit your 2010 Congress Abstract!
Abstracts for the 14th International Congress are due on January 8, 2010. This date will not be extended this year in order to meet our publication deadlines. 

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.

14th International Congress - Important Dates

  • December 1, 2009 - Registration and Housing Opens
  • January 2010 - Preliminary Program Available
  • January 8, 2010 - Abstract Submission Deadline
  • February 5, 2010 - LOI for Video Olympics due
  • April 5, 2010 - Early Registration Deadline
  • May 3, 2010 - Final Registration Deadline

New - 2009 Congress Photo Gallery
Photos from the 13th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Paris, France, are now available for viewing. Click here to view the gallery.

Regional Section News

MDS-ES Education Fund for Underserved Areas in Europe is a fund to help support locally organized educational activities in under resourced countries in Eastern Europe and North Africa. The application is  now available online.

MDS-AOS Educational Course Sponsorship Program is an ongoing program designed to address the needs of AOS regions that are restricted by size and/or resources from accessing Movement Disorders education. Please contact The Movement Disorder Society for more information.

Web Site News

Join the MDS Group on Facebook
2009 Congress Photo Gallery is now on Facebook!

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!

Other Meetings
Supported or Endorsed by MDS

Knowledge Gaps in Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
Sicily, Italy
February 5-7, 2010

Freezing of Gait Workshop
Washington, DC
February 24-25, 2010

Birmingham Movement Disorders Course
Birmingham, UK
March 17-19, 2010

DISMOV-SIN National Congress & International Symposium Movement Disorders in Psychiatry
Verona, Italy
March 25-27, 2010

4th Singapore International Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Symposium
Concorde Hotel, Singapore
March 26-27, 2010

Online CME Available

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.

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

12th International Congress Teaching Course Webcasts

De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Recent Online Journal CME


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