Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes

munich aps 2019

Atypical Parkinsonian Syndromes
Munich, Germany – May 17-18, 2019

Atypical parkinsonian syndromes takes place in Munich, Germany, May 17-18, 2019.Course Directors

Günter Höglinger DZNE / TUM Munich, Germany
Gregor Wenning University Innsbruck, Austria

Course Description

Atypical parkinsonian syndromes are a group of hypokinetic neurodegenerative diseases other than Parkinson’s disease. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) are the most prominent representatives of this group. Movement Disorder specialists require specific expertise and skills for adequate medical care for patients with atypical parkinsonian syndromes. International research efforts make atypical parkinsonian syndromes particularly attractive for young neurologists.

This course is designed to provide young neurologist and future experts in Movement Disorders the essential knowledge and skills required for qualified medical care and high end research in atypical parkinsonian syndromes. Participants will attend lectures presenting the different disease entities, followed by clinical skills lectures focusing on the clinical identification specific signs and symptoms. Then participants will have the opportunity to examine individual patients with atypical parkinsonian syndromes. There will be plenty of opportunities to engage in a constructive discussions with the international experts. Attendees are also encouraged to bring own case-study videos and discuss them with faculty.

A working knowledge of English is required.

Recommended Audience

Young neurologists with an expertise in movement disorders.

Learning Objectives 

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify clinical signs and symptoms alerting for the possible presence of atypical parkinsonism
  • Apply detailed clinical examination skills to diagnose atypical parkinsonism
  • Demonstrate the scientific concept and clinical application of diagnostic criteria
  • Evaluate the additional clinical examination content for atypical parkinsonism
  • Select adequate treatment strategies for atypical parkinsonism


German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
Feodor-Lynen-Strasse 17
81377 Munich

Visa Statement

MDS is able to provide participants with a Letter of Support and any course-related documentation needed to assist in obtaining a visa. Please note that MDS is unable to contact the Embassy on your behalf. It is the responsibility of each participant to make the necessary arrangements related to this process. However, if the official handling your application needs further clarification, please have them contact


Member: $225 USD
Junior/Waived Dues Member: $225 USD
Non-Member: $275 USD

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering, and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members. To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership webpage.


Travel Bursary Application

Deadline to apply for a travel bursary is March 1, 2019


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