2015-2016 Movement Disorders Fellowship

  • Zadikoff, Cindy (PD/PI)

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Program Format: Northwestern University offers 1-2 year fellowships in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.
Program Objectives:
1. To train highly skilled movement disorders neurologists in the recognition, diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with movement disorders.
2. To provide training in research through participation in ongoing trials in the movement disorders

Program curriculum:
During fellowship the trainees will:
1. Get experience in evaluation and management of a wide spectrum of movement disorders
2. Get training in botulinum toxin injections
3. Get training in selection, evaluation and surgical treatment (including programming) of movement disorders
4. Get training in selection for other advanced therapies as they enter the market
5. Get training in sleep medicine as it relates to movement disorders
5. Get training in performance and interpretation of intraoperative single cell recordings
6. Participate in clinical research involving experimental pharmacological management of movement disorders
7. Get training in clinical trials design and conduct
8. Get training in pediatric movement disorders
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date7/1/156/30/16

Funding

  • Allergan, Inc. (Grant # 10079)

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