MDS-AOS Neuroimaging Course


MDS-AOS Neuroimaging Course

Hong Kong – October 4, 2018

Course DirectorsThe MDS-AOS Neuroimaging Course takes place October 4, 2018, in Hong Kong.
  • Simon J.G. Lewis, MBBCH, MD - Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Antonio P. Strafella, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Professor, University of Toronto and Toronto Western Hospital, ON, Canada
  • Beomseok Jeon, MD, PhD - Professor, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • Vincent C.T. Mok, MD - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
Course Description

This course has been conceived in light of the work being conducted by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Neuroimaging Study Group, chaired by Antonio Strafella.  This course will provide an opportunity for scientists and clinicians to be upskilled on the latest advances in the field of Neuroimaging across multi-modal techniques. Additionally, the course will be conducted as a series of lectures with opportunities both during this meeting and also at the subsequent MDS International Congress for cross-fertilization and collaboration.

Recommended Audience

The intended audience for this course is neurologists and other physicians managing Parkinson’s disease and related conditions. Basic scientists across neurodegeneration, imaging, physics, engineering, and radiochemistry.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the role of imaging in clinical practice
  • Explain the limitations underlying current research techniques
  • Describe the way in which imaging modalities may be complementary
  • Predict the direction of future research

Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital
2 Village Rd, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

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 contact


Registration deadline: September 16, 2018

MDS Member: $200 USD
Junior/Waived Dues Member: $125 USD
Non-Member: $250 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.


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