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Botulinumtoxins in the Management of Movement Disorders: Laxman Bahroo, DO
The professor of neurology and residency program director at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital spoke to the evolution of the utility of botulinumtoxins in the treatment of patients with Parkinson and other movement disorders. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]
Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance (PMD Alliance) has received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME).
The Association of Movement Disorder Advanced Practice Providers (AMDAPP™) Announces Launch of Professional Network For APPs in Movement & Related Disorders
Patient-Centric, Knowledge-Driven: Advanced Therapeutics in Movement and Related Disorders™ Congress
Clinicians must be armed with fact-based information on all treatment options especially newer medications and technologies—good clinical care must be both patient-centric and knowledge-driven.
Filling a Therapeutic Need in Parkinson Disease: Flexibility With IPX203
Robert A. Hauser, MD, MBA, director of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center at the University of South Florida, provided insight on the therapeutic potential of IPX203, and why it adds flexibility to the treatment of Parkinson disease.
Importance of Education, Clinical Examination Before Deep Brain Stimulation: Nasrin Esnaashari, CNS, NPC, DNP
The nurse practitioner at the University of Southern California Keck Medical School provided insight on steps before deep brain stimulation and how they can impact outcomes for patients with Parkinson disease. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]
Extended-Release Amantadine Offers More Predictable Good ON Time for Those With Parkinson Disease
Pooled results of a post hoc analysis from phase 3 studies of amantadine (Gocovri; Supernus) suggest that the therapy offers increased good ON time, and in intervals that are more predictable for patients, compared with placebo.
Increasing Utilization of Deep Brain Stimulation in Clinical Practice: Fiona Gupta, MD
The assistant professor of neurology and director of the Movement Disorders Outreach Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center shed some light on the use of DBS in the clinic and how it has evolved as a therapeutic option for patients with Parkinson disease. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]
The Launch of AMDAPP and Goals of the Organization: Kelly Papesh, DNP-C, MSN
The executive director of the newly launched Association of Movement Disorder Advanced Practice Providers provided an overview of the organization and what it can offer to APPs. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]
New Findings Offer Insight Into Minimal Clinically Important Difference on Total Maximal Chorea Scores in Huntington Disease
Data from the phase 3 KINECT-HD study of valbenazine (Neurocrine Biosciences) provided a keen understanding of the threshold for clinically meaningful improvement in TMC scores. The VMAT2 inhibitor showed promising gains for patients.
Protocol for Skin Nodule Management Related to Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion in Parkinson Disease Proposed by Expert Panel
The panel of movement disorder specialists and dermatologists offered a framework of suggestions for the supervision of the most common infusion-site reaction associated with these therapies.
Patients With Parkinson Disease Might Benefit From Social Participation Education, Resources
Data from an interventional survey suggest that patients with a better understanding of social participation’s benefits may be more confident to participate in social situations and events.
Survey Suggests Gaps in Communication With Parkinson Disease Care Partners
A survey of more than 700 Parkinson disease caregivers highlighted the impact their role has on them emotionally, physically, and mentally, and pointed to several areas of need for support from the clinical community.
Care Access Challenges in Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders: Fiona Gupta, MD
The assistant professor of neurology and director of the Movement Disorders Outreach Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center spoke about the challenges with access to care in movement disorders. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]
The Expansion of Botulinumtoxin in the Clinical Care of Parkinson Disease: Laxman Bahroo, DO
The professor of neurology and residency program director at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital discussed the value of educating clinicians on the utility of botulinumtoxins in PD care. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]
Ensuring Good Quality of Life With Good ON Time in Parkinson Disease: Khash Dashtipour, MD, PhD
The director of the Movement Disorders Division at Loma Linda University discussed the importance of understanding good ON time in Parkinson disease care, and how it can influence quality of life. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]
Recent Advances in Movement Disorders: Fernando Pagan, MD
The course director of ATMRD 2023 provided perspective on the notable strides made in the movement disorder field, including the significant progress made in drug delivery. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes]
Reasons to Attend the 2023 Advanced Therapeutics in Movement & Related Disorders Congress: Fernando Pagan, MD; Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD
The course directors of the 2023 ATRMD Congress provided an overview of the upcoming meeting, and the educational benefits clinicians can gain from attending. [WATCH TIME: 6 minutes]
Future of Treating Parkinson Disease Psychosis, Overcoming Challenges in Clinical Trials: Aaron Ritter, MD
The director of the Memory & Cognitive Disorders Clinic at Hoag Neuroscience Institute provided perspective on the difficulties with testing agents for Parkinson disease psychosis, and the future outlook of treating the symptom. [WATCH TIME: 4 minutes]
Taking a Symptom-Based Approach to Parkinson Disease Psychosis: Aaron Ritter, MD
The director of the Memory & Cognitive Disorders Clinic at Hoag Neuroscience Institute discussed the future of treating Parkinson disease psychosis, and potential ways to lower risk of poor long-term outcomes. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]
The Alliances Align: PMD Alliance to Acquire Parkinson Alliance’s Patient-Centric Research Portfolio and Launch Margaret Tuchman Resource Library
NeuroVoices: Aaron Ritter, MD, on Navigating Treatment Options for Parkinson Disease Psychosis
The director of the Memory & Cognitive Disorders Clinic at Hoag Neuroscience Institute provided detail on an educational course that examined medication management for Parkinson disease psychosis.
Advanced Therapeutics in Movement & Related Disorders™ (ATMRD) Congress Brings Together Thought Leaders and Experts in Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders.
Gather in Washington, DC with renowned experts on June 8 – June 11, 2023.
Parkinson & Movement Disorder (PMD) Alliance Announces Parkinson’s Public Policy Panel
Learning From Patients and Looking to the Future of Movement Disorder Care
Jill Farmer, DO, MPH, director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Program at Global Neuroscience Institute, spoke at length about the recent ATMRD Congress, the state of care for movement disorders, and her hopes for the horizon of therapy and treatment.
The Need for More Time in Movement Disorder Care: Temitope Lawal, MD
The neurologist and movement disorders fellow at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center spoke about the need for clinicians to have more time with patients in clinical practice, particularly with those with chronic diseases. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]
Drawing From Experience When Treating Parkinson Disease: Temitope Lawal, MD
The neurologist and movement disorders fellow at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center spoke about how his experience as a caregiver shapes his perspective as a doctor in care for those with movement disorders. [WATCH TIME: 3 minutes]
Working With Interdisciplinary Teams in Movement Disorders: Temitope Lawal, MD
The neurologist and movement disorders fellow at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center shared his experiences engaging with a diverse community of clinicians at the ATMRD Congress and in clinical practice. [WATCH TIME: 2 minutes]
Learning From Patients With Parkinson Disease: Laxman Bahroo, DO
The assistant professor of neurology and codirector of the Neurology Residency Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and presenter at ATMRD offered his insight into the benefits of multispecialty meetings. [WATCH TIME: 1 minute]
Reflecting on the Changes in Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Care
Jean Hubble, MD, semi-retired neurologist and consultant, spoke with the PMD Alliance at the ATMRD Congress about the advances made in the field and her hopes for the future of therapeutics and clinical care.
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