Past Activities
Parkinson's Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals

Course Program

Parkinson's Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals
7:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome and Introduction
8:00 Video Overview of Movement Disorders
8:30 What is Parkinson's Disease? Differential Diagnosis and Pathophysiology
9:00 Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease
9:30 Assessing the Parkinsonian Patient: Clinical, Laboratory, Imaging
10:00 Questions & Answers
10:15 Break
10:30 Management of Early Parkinson's Disease: Disease-Modifying Treatments and Clinical Trial Design/Outcome Measures
11:00 Management of Early Parkinson's Disease: Symptomatic Treatments/Outcome Measures
11:30 Management of Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Medical Treatments/Outcome Measures
12:00 PM Questions & Answers
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Management of Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Surgical Treatments
1:30 Non-Motor Signs and Symptoms and Assessment Tools in Patients with Parkinson's Disease
2:00 Unmet Needs and Emerging Therapies for Parkinson's Disease
2:30 Questions and Answers
2:45 Break
3:00 FDA, Public Policy and PD
3:30 Case Vignettes (videos)
4:00 Patient and Caregiver Roundtable
5:00 Adjourn

Course Director
Charles H. Adler, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
Mayo Clinic Arizona

Course Faculty
Cynthia Comella, MD, FAAN
Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences
Rush Medical College
Rush University Medical Center

Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Rajesh Pahwa, MD
Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor Of Neurology
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center
University of Kansas Medical Center