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MDS-ES/EAN Sessions at EAN Congress

Movement Disorder Sessions at the 8th EAN Congress

Vienna, Austria  June 25-28, 2022


The following presentations are offered in partnership with the European Academy of Neurology:
MDS-ESEuropean Academy of Neurology

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You are invited to use the hashtag #MDSatEAN to share your experience at the EAN Congress. 


Day 1: Saturday, June 25, 2022

Focused Workshop:
Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders in Children and Young Adults – Not to Be Missed

8:00 – 9:30 CEST • Main Auditorium
Chair: Tom de Koning, Netherlands

  • Tourette Syndrome - Andrea E. Cavanna, United Kingdom
  • Metabolic Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders - Tom de Koning, Netherlands
  • Genetic Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders - Miryam Carecchio, Italy

Early Detection and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

10:00 – 12:00 CEST • Main Auditorium
Chair: Tiago Outeiro, Germany; Co-Chair: Carlo Colosimo, Italy

  • How can biomarkers help us better define Parkinson's disease? - Brit Mollenhauer, Germany
  • Imaging-based diagnosis of pre-motor Parkinsonism - Nicola Pavese, United Kingdom
  • Biological vs clinical diagnosis of Parkinson's disease - Tiago Outeiro, Germany
  • Update on disease-modifying treatments - Angelo Antonini, Italy

Special Session:
European Basal Ganglia Club

15:00 – 16:30 CEST • Main Auditorium
Chair: Pille Taba, Estonia - Chair, MDS-European Section; Co-chair, Scientific Panel on Movement Disorders

C. David Marsden Award Lecture
What have clinical trials taught us about Parkinson's Disease?
Joaquim J. Ferreira, Portugal

Dystonia Europe David Marsden Award Award Lecturer
Susanne Knorr, Germany

Video Case Session
Co-chair: Matej Skorvanek, Slovakia – Chair, MDS-ES Education Committee
Co-chair: Carlo Colosimo, Italy - Co-chair, Scientific Panel on Movement Disorders

Video Cases:
Luca Pollini, Netherlands
Cecylia Rajczewska-Oleszkiewicz, Poland
Iva Stankovic Tutus, Serbia
Gonzalo Olmedo Saura, Spain

Day 2: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Focused Workshop:
Recent Advances in Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders

8:00 – 9:30 CEST • Lisbon Room
Chair: Elena Moro, France

  • Dystonia - Robert Jech, Czech Republic
  • Parkinson’s Disease - Elena Moro, France
  • Essential Tremor - Maria Fiorella Contarino, Netherlands

Interactive Session:
How to Assess a Patient with a Movement Disorder

15:00 - 16:30 CEST • Amsterdam Room
Chair: Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Romania

  • MDS-Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) in Parkinson’s Disease - Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Romania
  • MDS Non-Motor Rating Scale (MDS-NMS) - Anette Schrag, United Kingdom
  • Unified Dyskinesia Rating Scale (UDysRS) - Margherita Fabbri, France


Day 3: Monday, June 27, 2022

What is the Best Therapeutic Strategy for Young Parkinson Patients with Motor Fluctuations?

8:00 – 9:30 CEST • Paris Room
Chair: Werner Poewe, Austia

  • Early Deep Brain Stimulation is a valuable option - Andrea Kuhn, Germany
  • Deep Brain Stimulation has risk and should be considered late - Olivier Rascol, France
  • Infusion strategies should be considered early - Regina Katzenschlager, Austria
  • Infusion therapies are unpractical and cannot provide stable motor control - Carlo Alberto Artusi, Italy

Case-based Workshop:
Palliative Care in Neurological Disorders

15:00 - 16:30 CEST • Case-based Workshop Room
Chair: Stefan Lorenzl

  • Overview of palliative care in Movement Disorders - Stefan Lorenzl, Germany
  • Dementia - Roberta Biundo, Italy
  • Dysphagia and Respiratory Problems - Giovanni Fabbrini, Italy

Teaching Course:

15:00 - 16:30 CEST • Lisbon Room
Chair: Martin Paucar, Sweden

  • How to examine a patient with ataxia - Thomas Klockgether, Germany
  • Acquired ataxias, emphasis on autoimmune - Bettina Balint, United Kingdom
  • SCAs - Martin Paucar, Sweden
  • Friedreich Ataxia and other recessive ataxias - Paola Giunti, United Kingdom


Day 4: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Case-based Workshop:
Managing the Syndrome of Dr. James Parkinson: Translating the Evidence to Manage the Vital 5 to Clinical Practice

13:00 - 14:30 CEST • Case-based Workshop Room
Chair: ​K Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom

  • Bone health and falls, comorbidity and medications - Matej Skorvanek, Slovakia
  • Gut, oral, and vision health of Parkinson's disease - K. Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom
  • How to do it in a busy clinic? Scoring non-motor and motor burden - Claudia Trenkwalder, Germany


Visit the 8th EAN Congress Website for additional information or to register.

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