2018 Program

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
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Confirmed speakers are denoted with an asterisk.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2018

SYMPOSIUM OPENING AND JAY VAN ANDEL AWARD
*K. Ray Chaudhuri, M.D., FRCP, D.Sc., King’s College Hospital and King’s College London
Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Parkinson’s Disease Research lecture

SESSION 1: REM sleep disturbances and fatigue in Parkinson’s disease
*Ron Postuma, M.D., MSc, Montreal General Hospital
*Michele Hu, MBBS, FRCP, Ph.D., University of Oxford

SESSION 2: The gut as a site of origin for Parkinson’s disease
*Flip Scheperjans, Ph.D., M.D., Helsinki University Central Hospital
*Ayse Ulusoy, Ph.D., German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)

SESSION 3:  Hyposmia: early olfactory changes involved in Parkinson’s disease
*Hong-Lei Chen, M.D., Michigan State University
*Heinz Reichman, M.D., University of Dresden, German

SESSION 4:  Genomic contributions to non-motor symptoms
*Ziv Gan-Or, M.D., Ph.D., Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2018

SESSION 5: Interplay of inflammation and non-motor symptoms
*Sarkis Mazmanian, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
*Kathleen Shannon, M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

SESSION 6: Peripheral biomarkers
Leslie M. Shaw, Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
*Pascal Derkinderen, M.D., Ph.D., Nantes University, France

SESSION 7:  Cognition, psychosis and Depression
Clive Ballard, Ph.D., King’s College London
Laura Marsh, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine
*Jennifer Goldman, M.D., M.S., Rush University Medical Center


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