Parkinson’s Disease Spring Patient and Family Symposium

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. WELCOME
9:45 a.m. Parkinson’s Disease Roundtable to hear the latest in PD treatment and interventions from the PDMDC neurologists. This will be a moderated discussion on “Improving Quality of Life” with symptomatic treatments, disease-modifying therapies and pro-active living. There will be a questions and answers session with attendees following the panel discussion.

Speakers: Tanya Simuni, MD; Cindy Zadikoff, MD and Danny Bega, MD.

10:45 a.m. Break
11:00a.m. NEW TREATMENT PIPELINE
Cindy Zadikoff MD, MSc: Associate Professor of Neurology & Fellowship Director, Movement Disorders Neurology Clerkship Director Parkinson's disease and Movement Disorders Center Northwestern University

11:30a.m. The role of Exercise for People Living with Parkinson’s disease
This discussion on exercise and physical activity will include information on the many options available and a summary of the research supporting how exercise can improve mobility and other Parkinson's-related symptoms
Speaker: Miriam Rafferty, PT/DPT, PhD, Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist


12:00 p.m. PHYSICAN PANEL: Question and Answer


12:30 p.m. Evaluation
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date5/1/164/30/17

Funding

  • Lundbeck Inc. (Check no. 2011019616)

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