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MDS-ES/EAN Sessions at EAN Congress

Movement Disorder Sessions at the 10th EAN Congress

Helsinki, Finland • June 29 – July 2, 2024


The Following Sessions are offered in Partnership with the European Academy of Neurology (EAN).
MDS-ESEuropean Academy of Neurology

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Use the hashtag #MDSatEAN to share your experience at the EAN Congress. 


Day 1: Saturday, June 29, 2024

Focused Workshop:
Tremor Syndromes: From Pathophysiology to Diagnosis and Treatment

8:30 – 10:00 EEST • Room Lisbon
Chair: Matteo Bologna, Rome, Italy

  • Essential Tremor - Matteo Bologna, Rome, Italy
  • Dystonic Tremor -  Petra Schwingenschuh, Graz, Austria
  • Parkinsonian Tremor -  Rick C. G. Helmich, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Towards a Biological Classification of Parkinson’s Disease

10:30 – 12:30 EEST • Room Lisbon
Chair: Günter Höglinger, Munich, Germany

  • Genetic status defining Parkinson’s disease - Christine Klein, Lübeck, Germany
  • Synuclein status defining Parkinson’s disease -  Laura Parkkinen, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Integrative biological Parkinson’s disease definitions - Jean-Christophe Corvol, Paris, France
  • Integrative biological Parkinson’s disease definitions - Günter Höglinger, Munich, Germany

Teaching Course:
Update on Movement Disorders (L1)

15:30 – 18:45 EEST • Room Lisbon
Chair: Emmanuel Roze, Paris, France

  • Parkinsonism - Rezzak Yilmaz, Ankara, Turkey
  • Dystonia -  Jan Necpal, Zvolen, Slovakia
  • Chorea and Myoclonus - Emmanuel Roze, Paris, France
  • Ataxia and Spasticity - Francesca Magrinelli, London, United Kingdom

Special Session:
MDS-ES European Basal Ganglia Club

15:30 – 17:00 EEST • Main Auditorium
Chair: Christine Klein, Germany - Chair, MDS-European Section; Co-chair, Scientific Panel on Movement Disorders

Motility and Cognition - C. David Marsden Award Lecture
Vladimir Kostić, Serbia

Dystonia Europe - David Marsden Award
Awardee to be announced

European Alliance for Restless Legs Syndrome (EARLS) - Research Excellence Award
Awardee to be announced

Video Case Session
Video Cases to be announced

Day 2: Sunday, June 30, 2024

Controversies in Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

9:30 - 10:15 EEST • Room Paris
Chair: Leonidas Stefanis, Greece

  • Diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be based on biomarkers - Tiago Outeiro, Gottingen, Germany
  • Parkinson’s disease is a clinical diagnosis - Speaker to be announced


Day 3: Monday, July 1, 2024

Focused Workshop:
Movement Disorders in Autoimmune Encephalopathies

8:30 – 10:00 EEST • Main Auditorium
Chair: Carlo Colosimo, Terni, Italy

  • General considerations on the pathophysiology of autoimmune encephalopathies -  Maarten J. Titulaer, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Hyperkinetic, hypokinetic and ataxic disorders in autoimmune encephalopathies - Carlo Colosimo, Terni, Italy 
  • Movement disorders complications of immunomodulatory therapies and checkpoint inhibitors - Jérôme Honnorat, Lyon, France

Hands-on Course:
Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders: From Basic Principles to Advanced Practice Programming (Level 3)

15:30 – 17:00 EEST • HoC Room
Chair: Andrea Kühn, Berlin, Germany

  • Patient selection for DBS in Movement Disorders -  Francisco Cavallieri, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Practical tips and troubleshooting to deal with DBS side effects - Keyoumars Ashkan, London, United Kingdom
  • DBS programming - Andrea Kühn, Berlin, Germany

Interactive Session:
Recognising Functional Movement Disorders in the context of Organic Diseases

17:30 - 19:00 EEST • Room Amsterdam
Chair: Yury Seliverstov, Ulm, Germany

  • Functional motor symptoms in autoimmune movement disorders -  Bettina Balint, Zurich, Switzerland
  • “Functional” versus “Organic” in movement disorders of childhood -  Manju Kurian, London, United Kingdom
  • Functional overlay in organic hyperkinetic movement disorders: When to suspect -  Yury Seliverstov, Ulm, Germany



MDS members are invited to use the hashtag #MDSatEAN to share their experience at the EAN Congress. 

Visit the 10th EAN Congress Website for additional information or to register.

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