Anthony Lang - University of Toronto, Canada

Held from 9:30-10:30 in the HIM_Bray Conference Room, 1st floor

Date

03/28/2018

Speaker

Anthony Lang, MD, FAAN, Director, University Health Network and University of Toronto Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson’s Disease

Institution

University of Toronto, Canada

Room

Bray Conference Room, Harvard Institutes of Medicine

Notes

"Therapeutic Approaches to Modifying the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease”

Objectives:

1.  Review the concepts underlying “disease modification” in Parkinson’s disease and discuss the possible reasons for failures of previous trials attempting to establish “neuroprotection”.

2.  Review current concepts of disease pathogenesis and the clinical trials being actively pursued in attempt to modify disease progression in Parkinson’s disease.

3.  Discuss the challenges to future disease modifying trials in Parkinson’s disease

 

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                 a. Longwood Neurology Grand Rounds  Activity Number: 527

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