International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
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From left to right: Editor-in-Chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, FAAN, professor and director of the neuromuscular division, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Associate Editor Orly Avitzur, MD, FAAN, clinical assistant professor of neurology, New York Medical College; Associate Editor Robert G. Holloway Jr., MD, MPH, FAAN, professor and chair of neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center; Associate Editor Kenneth L. Tyler, MD, FAAN, Reuler-Lewin family professor and chair of neurology, University of Colorado; and Andrew S. Feigin, MD, associate professor of neurology and molecular medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
Hot Off the Press from the 2017 International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders:
June 13–Different Conformations of Alpha-Synuclein Seen in PD and Multiple System Atrophy
June 13–Enhanced Delivery of GDNF to Putamen in PD Shows No Clinical Benefit in Blinded Trial, But Positive Effects in Open-Label Extension
June 13–Blue-Ribbon Highlights: Rebuilding the Nigrostriatal Pathway, Testing a Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia, and Axial Benefits of DBS in Early PD
June 12–Benefits for Deep Brain Stimulation in Early PD Reported at 5 Years
June 12–Mean Age of Parkinson’s Onset Is 70, Not 60 As Widely Cited, Study Finds
June 12–Smartphone Monitoring of PD Symptoms Proves Accurate in Clinical Trial
June 12–Small Open Label Study Finds Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation in Advanced PD
Click here for the reports from the 2016 International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders.
Click here for the reports from the 2015 International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders.