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Movement Disorders Society Symposium Time Table 19th 20th December


Day 01

8.15 - 8.30 am

Welcome Address - Opening Remarks

8.30 - 9.15 am

Genetically determined movement disorders - Dr. Sunethra Senanayake

9.15 - 10.00 am

Clinical features and differential diagnosis of PD - Prof. Roongroj Bhidayasiri

10.00 - 10.45 am

Pre motor symptoms of PD - Professor Alberto Ascherio

10.45 - 11.30 am

Lecture by Prof. Ranjani Gamage

11.30 - 12.15 am

Lunch

12.15 - 1.15 pm

Environmental factors in the etiology of Parkinson’s disease - Prof. Alberto Ascherio

1.15 - 2.00pm

Drug induced movement disorders - Dr. Harsha Gunasekara

2.00 - 2.45 pm

Management of early Parkinson's disease - Prof. Roongroj Bhidayasiri

2.45 - 3.30 pm

Nurr1-based investigation of pathogenesis and therapy of Parkinson's disease - Prof. Xiang Bio He

3.30 - 4.15 pm

Management of Advanced Parkinson's disease - Prof. Roongroj Bhidayasiri


Day 02

8.30- 9.15 am

Basal ganglia anatomy and physiology - Dr. Cheah Pike See

9.15 – 10.00 am

Evaluation of a patient with tremor disorder - Prof. Roongroj Bhidayasiri

10.00- 10.45am

Movement disorders in children with development delay : pointers to the etiology - Dr. Piyara Rathnayaka

10.45- 12.15 pm

PD Research in Asia

  • DRDs and GRIN2B polymorphisms and their association with the development of impulse control behavior among Malaysian Parkinson's disease patients - Dr. Michael KH Ling

  • Neuropsychiatric aspect of movement disorders - Dr. Srikanth Sirinivasan

  • Life Style Factors in Parkinson Disease - Dr. Ruvini Wijekoon

12.15 - 1.15 pm

Lunch

1.15- 2.00 pm

Video Demonstration on movement disorders – Dr. Darshana Sirisena

2.00- 2.45 pm

Natural products in healthy brain aging - Prof. Alberto Ascherio

2.45- 3.30pm

Imaging in Movement Disorders - Dr. Harsha Disanayake

3.30 - 5.00pm

Mind Relaxation Techniques in Healthy Brain Aging
Neuroscientific aspect- Prof. Ranil de Silva
Psychiatric aspect- Prof. S. Kathriarachchi
Religious aspect- Ven. Madagampitiye Vijithadhamma Thero