Website Edition: October/November 2011

Message from the Editors - October/November 2011

By Hubert Fernandez, MD and Marcelo Merello, MD, PhD
Co-Medical Editors of the MDS Website

  • 16th International Congress Website Now Open!
    With the October/November edition, we are pleased to announce the debut of a new and much-improved 2012 International Congress website. Highlights of the new website include enhanced informational menus, visually appealing and quick-loading pages, along with streamlined navigation. Each page delivers the important information you need for planning your trip to the Society's largest gathering of the year, which next year takes place on June 17-21 in Dublin, Ireland. Visit the new Congress 2012 website today!
  • Editor's Choice Articles: Spotlight on Huntington's disease
    In this edition the Web Editorial Board chose two Journal articles for review that delve into various aspects of Huntington's disease. The first is "A Tale of Two Factors: What determines the Rate of Progression in Huntington's Disease? A Longitudinal MRI Study." The other article is "Factors Contributing to Institutionalization in Patients with Huntington's Disease."

    We gratefully acknowledge Ruth H. Walker, MB, ChB, PhD, who reviews this edition's articles. Dr. Walker works at the James J. Peters Veterans' Affairs Medical Center (Bronx) as a staff neurologist and Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic. She is also Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Read the articles here.