Task Force on Technology

Alberto Espay       

Alberto Espay        Walter Maetzler
Chair                           Co-Chair   


MDS Staff Liaison: Jennie Socha

Vision: To maximize the diagnostic and therapeutic potential of technology in the care of patients with movement disorders.

Mission: To move from a passive repository of information into an active stakeholder facilitating the rational development and integration of technologies to improve measurement of disease behaviors and enhance delivery of treatments to patients with movement disorders.  


Task Force Members

Bastiaan Bloem               
Paolo Bonato
Ray Dorsey
Jeffrey Hausdorff
Fay Horak
Jochen Klucken
Aristide Merola
Tiago Mestre
Alice Nieuwboer
Ralf Reilmann
Lynn Rochester
Alvaro Sanchez Ferro
Serene Paul

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
PPT
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
PDF   Watch Video
Joe Giuffrida, PhD
Great Lakes Neurotechnologies
14:30-15:00 Therapeutic Applications of Technology
in Parkinson’s Disease
PDF   Watch Video
Lothar Krinke, PhD
Medtronic
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
PD Diary

With the aim of bringing the PD diary to the digital age, the MDS Technology Task Force and the MDS Rating Scales Program Electronic Development Ad-Hoc Committee brainstormed on a set of desirable characteristics and developmental steps for a technology-enhanced diary to serve the needs of both clinical trials and clinical practice.

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