Past Activities
Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

Course Program

Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease
8:00 - 8:30 Overview of the concept of evidence based medicine
Cristina Sampaio
8:30 - 9:00 Update on treatments for motor symptoms of early PD: What is the evidence for pharmacological therapies?
Susan Fox
9:00 - 9:30 Update on treatments for motor symptoms of advanced PD: What is the evidence for pharmacological therapies?
Regina Katzenschlager
9:30 - 10:00 Surgical treatments for Parkinson's disease: What is the evidence?
Olivier Rascol
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 Update on treatments for non-motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for the treatment of neuropsychiatric non-motor symptoms?
Werner Poewe
11:00 - 11:30 Update on treatments for non-motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for the treatment of non-neuropsychiatric non-motor symptoms?
Klaus Seppi
11:30 - 12:00 Non-pharmacological treatments for Parkinson's disease: What is the evidence? 
Christopher Goetz
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 Small group breakout sessions. Topics to cover:
  • Early treatment decisions in Parkinson's disease: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions (Susan Fox/ Werner Poewe)
  • Stabilizing function and treating non-motor symptoms: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions (Christopher Goetz/ Regina Katzenschlager)
  • Managing selective motor and non-motor complications: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions (Cristina Sampaio/ Olivier Rascol)

Course Directors
Klaus Seppi · Medical University Innsbruck – Innsbruck, Austria
Susan Fox · University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital - Toronto, ON Canada

Course Faculty 
Christopher Goetz · Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL USA
Regina Katzenschlager · SMZ-Ost / Donauspital – Vienna, Austria
Werner Poewe · Innsbruck Medical University – Innsbruck, Austria
Olivier Rascol · Université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier, CHU Purpan – Toulouse, France
Cristina Sampaio · CHDI Foundation – Princeton, NJ USA