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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Moving Along Newsletter

March 2023   Vol. 27, Issue 1

MDS's quarterly newsletter, providing up-to-date information on new developments in the field of Movement Disorders, as well as MDS announcements and other news.

Main Content

Meet the “PD Movers”

Illustrated storybook shares experiences of black and brown people living with Parkinson’s disease. 

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President’s Message

Prof. Francisco Cardoso addresses the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

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Toronto Western's advisory board brings patient perspectives to the other side of care 

“The patient voice has never had a more direct and effective conduit to the clinicians — and they are listening.” 

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World debut: MDS aims for broader awareness

Inaugural World Movement Disorders Day successfully brings the field to the center of the conversation.

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Collaboration drives data-driven research further 

Discover how uniting a global PD consortium has propelled success 

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Video Highlights: Multidisciplinary Care Initiatives


5-minute insight
Reshaping palliative care in PD
How is the PD_Pal Project working to develop new standards for multidisciplinary palliative care?

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  Video interview 

The importance of (and for) health professionals at MDS
The Chair of the MDS Health Professional (Non-Physician) Special Interest Group shares about their vital role in movement disorders care and how MDS impacts his own work with patients.

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Women’s group “paving the way”
The MDS Women in Movement Disorders Special Interest Group is ramping up new initiatives within the Society. 

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MDS’s mark on Madrid
The International Congress earned one of its organizers a distinguished recognition. 

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Event Reports:

MDS Schools: Introducing young neurologists to the field 

Read about two of MDS’s prestigious Schools for Young Neurologists.

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Science, grounded in stories: Event centers human HD experiences

Factor-H drew narratives of patients, at-risk children to the forefront of its conference.

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Argentinian symposium looks to the “future of neurology” 

The 59th Argentinian Congress of Neurology brought together delegates from across the region.

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Taiwan conference engages delegates interactively 

Participants used a game-based learning platform to join the popular video challenge at the Taiwan International Congress. 

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Italian conference focuses on variety 

The LIMPE-DISMOV event brought together diverse experts to explore a broad scope of topics.  

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Member Updates

Keep up with member changes, passings and more. 

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Browse job openings, grants, fellowships, and other opportunities. 

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A stack of Moving Along issues.    


Browse the Moving Along archives.

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Editorial Board

Moving Along Editor (2019-2024)
Antonio Strafella, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Strafella is a Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair, in the Neurology Division at Toronto Western Hospital-UHN at the University of Toronto, and is a long standing member of MDS, having served in numerous committee roles within the Society, as well as a former Associate Editor of Movement Disorders.

Catalina Cerquera-Cleves, MD, MSc


Shaimaa El-Jaafary, MD

Anhar Hassan, MD

Prashanth Kukkle, DM

Sergio Rodriguez-Quiroga, MD

Chaewon Shin, MD, PhD

Katarzyna Smilowska, MD, PhD

Indu Subramanian, MD

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