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MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists

Location:St. Anne’s University Hospital, BrnoCME Credits:0Date:Sep 21, 2023 - Sep 23, 2023

Foundational / Beginner

Program Description

The MDS-European Section School for Young Neurologists is an opportunity for young neurologists who are interested in specializing in Movement Disorders to receive in-depth instruction from internationally recognized Movement Disorders experts. Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions and will have the opportunity to examine patients with movement disorders and engage in a differential diagnosis with the international experts. Students will present their own case-study videos to small groups for discussion and critique and will be involved in group presentations and case discussions. Topics will focus on parkinsonism, hyperkinetic disorders and complex issues in movement disorders.


  • Biomarkers & Diagnostic Tools
  • Genetics
  • Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
  • Non-motor Symptoms/Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease/Hypokinetic Movement Disorders
  • Therapies-Other
  • Therapies-Pharmacological
  • Therapies-Surgical


Course Director

Irena Rektorova, MD, FEAN - St. Anne’s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic


Angelo Antonini, MD, FEAN - University of Padua, Padua, Italy

Marek Baláž, MD, PhD - St Anne’s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

Kailash P. Bhatia, MD, DM, FRCP - Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom

Martina Bocková, MD, PhD - St Anne’s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

Christine Klein, MD - University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany

Robert Jech, MD, PhD - Charles University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Elena Moro, MD, FEAN - Grenoble Alpes University, Grenoble, France

Ivan Rektor, MD, FEAN - St Anne’s University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

Evžen Ružicka, MD, FEAN - General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Matej Skorvanek, MD, PhD - P. J. Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia

Pille Taba, MD - Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia

Alessandro Tessitore, MD, PhD - University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy

Michele Tinazzi, MD, PhD - University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this course is to provide young neurologists an introduction to movement disorders.

The MDS-ES School for Young Neurologists is an application-based program.  Applicants accepted into the program will be notified and provided with additional information on how to register.  Registration fees are indicated below for those accepted into the program

This course is intended for young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders, and young neurologists who are already training in movement disorders. The audience will be members of the MDS European Section with a particular focus on supporting young neurologists from Eastern Europe.

A working knowledge of English is required as well as working knowledge of the diagnosis and general management of various movement disorders.

Registration is closed.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

  1. Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  2. Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disorders cases
  3. Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorders patients
  4. Present a movement disorders case history
  5. Design, review and modify a patient treatment plan

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for Movement Disorders Fellows and Neurology Residents.

Funding Statement

The following companies has provided unrestricted medical education grants for the MDS-ES School for Young Neurologists course:

Medtronic META FZ-LLC

M.G.P. GE Healthcare

Pharmagen CZ / EVER Pharma

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Heather Vitale

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