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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Task Force on Technology

Alberto Espay
Alberto Espay
Walter Maetzler, MD
Walter Maetzler

MDS Staff Liaison: Brett Kell

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

Mission: To develop a digital strategy that maximizes the diagnostic and therapeutic potential of technology in the care of patients with movement disorders, and to shape how MDS approaches technology and assessment tools across the Society and the field, including further exploring the development of an open-access technology platform and an eDiary.

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

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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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