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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Moving Along

 March 2022   Vol. 26, 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

A Message from the MDS President

Dr. Francisco Cardoso talks about broadening global outreach and the relaunch of in-person meetings.


On behalf of the Moving Along Editorial Board, we would like to thank the entire MDS community for the enthusiasm demonstrated in contributing to our new issue of Moving Along. We are excited to inform you that Moving Along is now being featured in its new digital platform. In response to the reality of today’s virtual space and the Society’s desire to stay competitive with digital communication, the Moving Along Editorial Board and the MDS Secretariat examined the advantages of transitioning away from the static layout it once was.  

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A 'Call to Action' for Women Living with Parkinson’s Disease 

"We were surprised at how little is really known in this important field despite the fact that there has been some discussion of these topics for decades."

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 Related podcast interview: "Unmet Needs of Women with PD." Listen now »



Colombian Movement Disorders Symposium:
Flagship of the Colombian Movement Disorders Committee, a Treasure in Latin America

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My Center: Newcastle upon Tyne

A new regular feature highlighting unique Movement Disorders Centers around the world. 

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Illustration of the brain
MDS Criteria for the Diagnosis of Multiple System Atrophy 

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More this Issue: 

Scientific updates

       ▶    Dopaminergic Therapy for Motor Symptoms in Early Parkinson’s Disease. Read more »

       ▶    The Diagnostic Pathway of Imaging in Clinical Practice for Parkinsonisms. Read more »

       ▶    Update from the COVID-19 Related Movement Disorder Study Group. Read more »

Event reports

       ▶    First MDCP Conference on Unanswered Questions and Unsolved Issues in Clinical Practice.   With panel videos   Read more »  

       ▶    Highlights from the 2021 MDS-AOS Video Case Discussion Series. Read more »

       ▶    MDS-PAS Comprehensive Care: An Interactive Course for Leadership and Care. Read more »


Member Updates

NEW: Share member promotions, 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 (2022-2024)
Antonio Strafella, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Strafella is a Professor of Neurology and Krembil-Rossy 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.

Bettina Balint, MD

Anhar Hassan, MD

Prashanth Kukkle, DM

Sergio Rodriguez-Quiroga, MD

Katarzyna Smilowska, MD, PhD

Shaimaa El-Jaafary, MD

Chaewon Shin, MD, PhD

Catalina Cerquera-Cleves, MD, Moc

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