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Journal CME 39.01: Erythrocytic a-Synuclein and the Gut Microbiome: Kindling of the Gut-Brain Axis in Parkinson’s Disease

Length:60 MinutesCME Credits:1Release Date:Feb 02, 2024

Experienced / IntermediateJournal CME

Program Description

The Journal CME 39.01 article provides an investigation into whether blood-derived α-synuclein might contribute to PD pathology via a gut-driven pathway and involve GIT microbiota.


  • Basic/Translational Neuroscience
  • Etiology & Pathophysiology
  • Parkinson Disease/Hypokinetic Movement Disorders


Ying Yang, PhD

Accreditation Credit


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months. Disclosure information is available HERE. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of this program.


Each module will take approximately one (1) hour to complete. Upon reading the article, participants will take a post-test and must receive a grade of 75% or higher to pass. Participants are allowed multiple attempts to complete the post-test. Once the post-test is passed, participants are required to complete the module evaluation.


Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend to receive continuing medical education credit. Your chosen session(s) must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit for individual sessions is not available.


All recommendations involving clinical medicine in MDS activities are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the case of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendations conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Activities that promote recommendations, treatment or manners of practicing medicine not within the definition of CME or are knowing to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are knowing to be ineffective in the treatment of patients do not constitute valid CME.

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