Neuropathology and Neuroimaging of Movement Disorders

Neuropathology and Neuroimaging of Movement Disorders
Seoul, Korea – June 15-16, 2018

The Neuropathology and Neuroimaging of Movement Disorders course takes place in Seoul, Korea, June 15-16, 2018.Course Director

Han-Joon Kim, Department of Neurology
Seoul National University Hospital

Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide an educational overview of neuropathology and neuroimaging in movement disorders, especially Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism, through didactic lectures and clinicopathologic case conference.

This two-day course will cover topics such as pathological findings in CNS and peripheral tissue in PD, alpha-synuclein pathologies in PD and related conditions including prodromal PD, alpha-synuclein propagation hypothesis, pathology of atypical parkinsonism, and the role of neuroimaging in the differential diagnosis of parkinsonism.

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the neuropathologic findings in PD and atypical parkinsonism
  • Discuss the role of neuroimaging in differential diagnosis of parkinsonism
  • Understand the laboratory findings and clinical findings related to alpha-synuclein pathology
Recommended Audience

Movement disorder specialists, neuropathologists, neuroradiologists, residents, and fellows interested in movement disorders from the MDS-AOS region.


SNUH CMI (Seoul National University Hospital Center for Medical Innovation) | Map



The course has reserved 50 hotel rooms (40 single rooms and 10 Twin/Double rooms for 2 persons, 60 beds in total) for the nights of June 14 and June 15 (5-10 minute walk from the venue).

Room rates are 90,000 KRW ($85 USD)/night for a single room and 100,000 KRW ($95 USD)/night for a double/twin room. Rates include breakfast and VAT. If interested, please complete the Reservation Request Form and email it to Nana Jung at Space is limited. Please note: Hotel homepage does not have an online reservation system.

Manager: Nana Jung
Tel:  +82-2-742-8080 or +82-2-742-8052
Fax:  82-2-742-8081


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 email



Member: $200 USD
Non-Member: $250 USD
Junior/Waived Dues Member: $150 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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