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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Task Force on the Biological Definition of Parkinson's Disease

Joaquim Ferreira
Joaquim Ferreira
Tiago Outeiro
Tiago Outeiro


MDS Staff Liaison: Annamarie Lofald

Task Force Purpose

  • To define the genetic factors associated with sporadic and familial forms of Parkinson’s disease (PD)
  • To update the neuropathological hallmarks of PD
  • To establish key clinical features that define PD and that should guide the development of future cell and animal models

Task Force Members

Roy Alcalay
Angelo Antonini
Johannes Attems
Vincenzo Bonifati
Francisco Cardoso
Marie-Françoise Chesselet
John Hardy

Graziella Madeo
Ian McKeith
Darren J. Moore
Brit Mollenhauer
Olivier Rascol
Michael Schlossmacher
Hermona Soreq
Leonidas Stefanis



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