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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Task Force on Clinical Neurophysiology

Marina de Koning-Tijssen
Marina de Koning-Tijssen
Shabbir Merchant
Shabbir Merchant


MDS Staff Liaison: Eric Johnson II

Task Force Purpose

  • To study the current status of Clinical Neurophysiology (CN) testing utilization.
  • To review the need of clinical neurophysiology in the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
  • To identify perceptions, needs, problems, and knowledge gaps regarding CN testing for movement disorders in different geographical regions.
  • To develop recommendations for future steps required to address the current limitations for more widespread utilization and standardization of CN testing as a diagnostic tool in movement disorders practice.
  • Formulate goals and objectives for the formation of an MDS Study Group on Diagnostic Clinical Neurophysiology in Movement Disorders.

Task Force Members

Robert Chen
Christos Ganos
Mark Hallett
Masashi Hamada
Panagiotis Kassavetis
Anna Latorre
Pramod Pal
Petra Schwingenschuh
Felipe Vial
Marie Vidailhet

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