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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society


Technology Study Group

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The Technology Study Group will act as an engine for brainstorming about research collaborations in technology, and seek to act as an incubator for innovative technology ideas and collaborations within MDS.

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Roongroj Bhidayasiri

Walter Maetzler, MD
Andrea Pilotto


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  San Diego, CA, USA 2015: Technology in Parkinson's Disease: Shaping the Future
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, CA, USA - June 16, 2015


Technology in Parkinson’s Disease: Shaping the Future

Time Title Speaker(s)
12:30-13:00 Introduction to the MDS Technology Task Force
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Spyros Papapetropoulos, MD PhD & Alberto Espay, MD MSc
13:00-13:30 Wearable sensors: MJFF's wearable sensor platform to quantify PD in clinical trials and across patient populations
Ken Kubota, EECS
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
13:30-14:00 Telemedicine Applications for Patients
ith Parkinson’s Disease 
Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA
University of Rochester Medical Center
14:00-14:30 Wearables and Application Solutions for
Parkinson’s Disease: An Overview
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Joe Giuffrida, PhD
Great Lakes Neurotechnologies
14:30-15:00 Therapeutic Applications of Technology
in Parkinson’s Disease
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Lothar Krinke, PhD
15:00-15:30 Panel Discussion: Unmet Needs in Parkinson’s Disease: 
How Can Technology Help?
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Alberto Espay, Spyros Papapetropoulos, Ray Dorsey, Joe Giuffrida, Malcolm Horne, Lothar Krinke, Ken Kubota, Fatta Nahab


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