MDS-ES/EAN Education Workshops

Movement Disorder Sessions at the 7th EAN Congress

Virtual Congress, June 19-22, 2021

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

Day 1: Saturday, June 19

Case-based Workshop 1: The Unknown that we should know
8:00 - 9:30

Chair: K Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom

  1. Doctor I am so tired it worries me more than my shake – Daniel van Wamelen, United Kingdom
  2. I have dystonia but why can’t I sleep – Lisa Klingelhoeffer, Germany
  3. Can genes tell me about my pain and precision treatment in Parkinson’s – K Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom

Interactive Session 1: Stiff People: On Spasticity and Beyond
8:00 - 9:30

Chair: Kailash Bhatia, United Kingdom

  1. Hereditary spastic paraplegia – TBA
  2. Stiff Person syndrome and related disorders - Maria Stamelou, Greece
  3. Stiff legs: rare causes and mimics - Kailash Bhatia, United Kingdom

Symposium 2: Updates in Innovative Diagnostic Methods for Parkinson’s Disease and other Synucleinopathies
10:00 - 12:00

Chair: Irena Rektorová, Czech Republic

  1. Imaging for Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism – Irena Rektorová, Czech Republic
  2. Has genetics changed management of Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies – Alessio Di Fonzo, Italy
  3. Laboratory biomarkers for diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, other synucleinopathies and atypical parkinsonian syndromes – Is there evidence – Per Svenningsson, Sweden
  4. Neuropathologic signature of synuclein dissemination in Parkinson’s disease – TBA

 European Basal Ganglia Club
 15:00 - 16:30

 C. David Marsden Award Lecture
 Chair: Angelo Antonini (Italy)

 Cognition and Movement - Evžen Růžička, Czech Republic

 Video Case Presentations
 Co-chairs: Carlo Colosimo (Italy) and Cristian Falup-Pecurariu (Romania)

 Dystonia Europe – David Marsden Award Winner


Day 2: Sunday, June 20

Focused Workshop 10: Experimental Therapies for Rare Movement Disorders
8:00 - 9:30

Chair: TBA

  1. Huntington’s disease – Anne Rosser, United Kingdom
  2. MSA - Wassilios Meissner, France
  3. PSP – Gunter Hoeglinger, Germany

Teaching Course 5: Movement Disorders in Systemic Diseases (Level 3)
15:00 - 18:15

Chair: Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Romania

  1. Movement Disorders and Viral Infections: General Principles and COVID-19 – Valentina Leta, United Kingdom
  2. Movement Disorders in Stroke – Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, Romania
  3. Movement Disorders in Oncological diseases - Carlo Colosimo, Italy
  4. Movement Disorders and Autoimmune diseases - Bettina Balint, Germany

Day 3: Monday, June 21

Focused Workshop 17: Precision Medicine in Parkinson’s Disease
8:00 - 9:30

Chair: Regina Katzenschlager, Austria

  1. Precision Medicine for Parkinson’s Disease – Oliver Bandmann, United Kingdom
  2. Device Aided Therapies for Movement Disorders – Regina Katzenschlager, Austria
  3. Update on Development in Digital Devices for Monitoring of Movement Disorders – Alvaro Sanchez-Ferro, Spain

Teaching Course 11: Management of Non-motor Disorders in Parkinson’s Disease (Level 1)
15:00 - 18:15

Chair: K Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom

  1. Management of Autonomic disorders - Alessandra Fanciulli, Austria
  2. Management of Behavioural disorders - Jaroslaw Slawek, Poland
  3. Management of Pain and Sensory disorders - K Ray Chaudhuri, United Kingdom
  4. Management of Constipation and other gastroenterological issues - Filip Scheperjans, Finland

Controversy 2: Challenges in Translational Neurosciences
16:45 - 17:30

Chair: Pille Taba, Estonia

“SARS-CoV-2 and Neurotropism: Is it a Myth?”

  • Yes: Elena Moro, France
  • No: Andrea Pilotto, Italy

Day 4: Tuesday, June 22

Controversy 4: Challenges in translational neurosciences & Treatment of severe forms of multiple sclerosis
15:00 – 16:30, Room Oslo


“Are Stem Cells Ready for Clinical Use in Movement Disorders?”

  • Yes: TBA
  • No: Joaquim Ferreira, Portugal

MDS members are invited to use the hashtag #MDSatEAN to share their experience at the EAN Congress.

Visit the 7th EAN Congress Website for additional information or to register.

Contact Us

Heather Vitale
MDS-ES Program Manager
International Secretariat
555 E. Wells St, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: +1 414 276-2145
Fax: +1 414 276-3349

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