Christos Ganos, MD - Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Michael Orth, MD, PhD - Bern University, Bern, Switzerland
Monica Busse, PhD - Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Jeff Carroll, PhD - Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA
Alexandra Durr, MD, PhD - Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Bernhard Landwehrmeyer, MD, PhD, FRCP - Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
Jan Lewerenz, MD - Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
Ignacio Munoz-Sanjuan, PhD - CHDI Foundation
Hugh Rickards, MD, FRCPsych - National Centre for Mental Health, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Raymund Roos, MD, PhD - Leiden University Medical Centre
Anne Rosser, MD - Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Frederic Saudou, PhD - University Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
Cornelius Werner, MD - RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Simone Zittel, MD - University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Lectures will be pre-recorded in advance and live streamed on the dates of the program with an interactive question and answer session immediately following the recorded lectures. Attendees are able to submit questions to the expert panel in real time.
The MDS-ES and EHDN Joint Online Course Series will take place across three sessions.
Session 1: Foundational Principles of Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 8, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST
Session 1 will present foundational knowledge of HD including genetics, basic biology, neuropathology; clinical phenotypes and differential diagnosis.
Session 2: Assessment of Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 15, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST
Session 2 will present a systematic approach for assessment of patients with HD and cover practical information of setting up a clinic and cooperation with patients’ families and carers.
Session 3: Management Options for Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 22, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST
Session 3 will discuss management of HD including pharmacological, non-pharmacological and palliative care, and present a look to the treatment landscape of the future of HD management.