by Pille Taba – Chair, MDS-European Section and Co-Chair of the EAN Scientific Panel on Movement Disorders
The EAN Scientific Panel on Movement Disorders Management Group invites you to join us for the excellent Movement Disorders programme at the upcoming EAN Congress. The programme has been prepared in collaboration between the EAN and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society – European Section (MDS-ES).
The annual European Basal Ganglia Club Special Session is scheduled for Saturday afternoon (15:00 – 16:30). This session features Joaquim J. Ferreira presenting the C. David Marsden Award lecture, What have clinical trials taught us about Parkinson Disease?’ Following Prof. Ferreira’s lecture, The Dystonia Europe 2022 David Marsden Award winner, Susanne Knorr, will present a talk based on her award-winning paper, and we will close with video case presentations from junior colleagues: Luca Pollini, Cecylia Rajczewska-Oleszkiewicz, Iva Stankovic Tutus, and Gonzalo Olmedo Saura.
The Saturday programme also includes the focused workshop Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders in Children and Young Adults – Not to be Missed (8:00 – 9:30) and a symposium on Early Detection and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease (10:00 – 12:00).
The Movement Disorders programme continues on Sunday with another focused workshop, on Recent Advances in Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders (8:00 – 9:30) and an interactive session on How to Assess a Patient with a Movement Disorder (15:00 – 16:30); on Monday with a controversy session on What is the Best Therapeutic Strategy for Young Parkinson Patients with Motor Fluctuations? (8:00 – 9:30), a case-based workshop on Palliative Care in Neurological Disorders (15:00 – 16:30) and a teaching course on Ataxias (15:00 – 18:15); and closes out on Tuesday with the 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).
In addition to the movement disorders sessions, there are several opportunities to view the oral presentations, ePosters and ePresentations on movement disorders. Times for all sessions are available on the congress website.
A full list of movement disorders sessions – including lecture titles and faculty can also be found on the MDS-ES webpage. Share your experience using the hashtag #MDSatEAN.