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

Course Program

Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease
Toronto, ON Canada | November 9, 2012
8:00 - 8:30 Overview of the concept of evidence based medicine
Cristina Sampaio
8:30 - 9:30 Update on treatments for motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for pharmacological therapies?
Regina Katzenschlager
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:00 Update on treatments for non-motor symptoms of PD: What is the evidence for pharmacological therapies?
Klaus Seppi
11:00 - 11:30 Surgical treatments for Parkinson’s disease: What is the evidence?
Christopher Goetz
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
  • Stabilizing function and treating non-motor symptoms: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions - Klaus Seppi and Regina Katzenschlager
  • Managing selective motor and non-motor complications: Integrating evidence for patient treatment decisions - Cristina Sampaio and Christopher Goetz

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

Course Faculty 
Christopher Goetz, Rush University Medical Center – Chicago, IL USA
Regina Katzenschlager, SMZ-Ost / Donauspital – Vienna, Austria
Cristina Sampaio, CHDI Foundation – Princeton, NJ USA