Live Activities
MDS Evidence-Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

Proposed Program

DAY 1
8:00 - 8:30 Overview of the concept of evidence-based medicine
Cristina Sampaio
8:30 - 9:30 Update on treatments for the motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for pharmacological therapies?
Susan Fox
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:00 Update on treatments for non-motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for the treatment of PD-related non-motor symptoms?
Klaus Seppi
11:00 - 11:30 Surgical treatments for Parkinson’s disease: What is the evidence?
Shen-Yang Lim
11:30 - 12:00 Non-pharmacological treatments for Parkinson’s disease: What is the evidence?
Shen-Yang Lim
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
  • Stabilizing function and treating non-motor symptoms: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions
  • Managing selective motor and non-motor complications: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions

Course Directors
Shen-Yang Lim, University of Malaya
Co-Director: Susan Fox, University of Toronto

Course Faculty 
Klaus Seppi, Medical University Innsbruck
Cristina Sampaio, CHDI Foundation
One additional Local Faculty TBD