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Viewing Abstracts

During International Congress, there are a variety of ways to explore and engage with the latest research in the field, including viewing hundreds of top-tier abstracts, representing the most cutting-edge advancements. Browse the posters at your own pace, or meet and discuss interesting findings with the researchers.  

2022 Viewing Options:

Onsite in Madrid: 


*Video presentations, e-posters and published abstracts are not accredited for CME. 

An author discusses their abstract with other delegates.


Poster Hall in Madrid

Poster Hall (France Gallery), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel and Conference Center 

Open Hours:

  • Thursday, September 15, 9:00 - 18:00
  • Friday, September 16, 9:00 - 18:00
  • Saturday, September 17, 9:00 - 18:00 
  • Sunday, September 18, 9:00 - 12:00


Scheduled Poster Sessions

Poster Hall (France Gallery), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel and Conference Center 

Thursday, September 15, 13:00 – 14:30   

  • Allied Healthcare Professionals
  • Education in Movement Disorders
  • Epidemiology
  • History of Movement Disorders
  • Neuroimaging (Non-PD)
  • Other
  • Palliative Care
  • Parkinson's Disease: Neuroimaging
  • Pathophysiology (Other Movement Disorders)
  • Pediatric Movement Disorders
  • Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Rehabilitation
  • Quality Of Life/Caregiver Burden in Movement Disorders
  • Surgical Therapy: Other Movement Disorders
  • Surgical Therapy: Parkinson's Disease
  • Technology
  • Therapy in Movement Disorders: Gene and Cell-Based Therapies

Friday, September 16, 13:00 – 15:00 

  • Ataxia
  • Choreas (Non-Huntington's Disease)
  • Clinical Trials and Therapy in Movement Disorders (non-PD) (non-Dystonia)
  • Cognitive Disorders (non-PD)
  • Drug-Induced Movement Disorders
  • Dystonia: Clinical Trials and Therapy
  • Dystonia: Epidemiology, Genetics, Phenomenology
  • Dystonia: Pathophysiology, Imaging
  • Functional Movement Disorders / Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  • Genetics (Non-PD)
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Myoclonus
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neurophysiology (Non-PD)
  • Parkinson’s Disease: Clinical Trials
  • Parkinson's Disease: Psychiatric Manifestations
  • Phenomenology and Clinical Assessment of Movement Disorders
  • Rare Genetic and Metabolic Diseases
  • Rating Scales
  • Restless Legs Syndrome and Other Sleep Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Tics/Stereotypies
  • Tremor

Saturday, September 17, 13:00 – 15:00      

  • Parkinson’s Disease: Pharmacology and Therapy
  • Parkinsonism, Atypical: MSA
  • Parkinsonism, Atypical: PSP, CBD
  • Parkinsonism, Others
  • Parkinson's Disease and Lewy Body Dementia
  • Parkinson's Disease: Cognitive functions
  • Parkinson's Disease: Genetics
  • Parkinson's Disease: Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease: Neurophysiology
  • Parkinson's Disease: Non-Motor Symptoms
  • Parkinson's Disease: Pathophysiology

Guided Poster Tours

Poster Hall (France Gallery), Madrid Marriott Auditorium Hotel and Conference Center 

Hear discussion on a select group of high-scoring abstracts dealing with defined topics. 

Date Time Tour # Title
Thursday, September 15 13:00 - 14:30 GPT 1 Parkinson's Disease: Neuroimaging
13:00 - 13:45 GPT 2 Healthcare Professional, Quality of Life, and Other Movement Disorder Topics
13:45 - 14:30 GPT 3 Non-Parkinson’s Disease Pathophysiology, Gene and Cell-Based Therapies, Epidemiology, and Pediatric Movement Disorders
13:00 - 13:45 GPT 4 Neuroimaging, Surgical Therapy, and Technology
13:45 - 14:30 GPT 5 Late-Breaking Abstracts 
Friday, September 16 13:00 - 15:00 GPT 6 Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Trials
13:00 - 15:00  GPT 7 Hypokinetic Movement Disorders
13:00 - 13:30 GPT 8 Rare Genetic & Metabolic Diseases 
13:30 - 14:00 GPT 9 Genetics
14:00 - 14:30 GPT 10 Tics & Tremor
14:30 - 15:00 GPT 11 Functional Movement Disorders, Neuropharmacology, Psychiatric Manifestations, and Phenomenology
Saturday, September 17  13:00 - 15:00  GPT 12 Parkinson's Disease: Pharmacology, and Atypical Parkinsonism
13:00 - 15:00 GPT 13 Parkinson's Disease: Genetics, Molecular Mechanisms, and Pathophysiology 
13:00 - 14:00 GPT 14 Parkinsonism & Parkinson's Disease Non-Motor Symptoms
14:00 - 15:00 GPT 15 Parkinson's Disease: Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Cognitive Functions, and Neurophysiology

Poster Hall – Virtual Platform

On-demand on the MDS Congress virtual platform beginning September 15, 2022.

MDS is pleased that in addition to the in-person International Congress event in Madrid, Spain, there will be an online virtual platform. The virtual platform Poster Hall will include full texts of all accepted 2022 abstracts, as well as optional e-poster and video presentations. 

To access the virtual platform Poster Hall, attendees must be registered for virtual access. Registration for the virtual platform will open July 25, 2022.

Virtual access information

Abstract Publications 

All accepted abstracts will be published in an online supplement to Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorders Society, and in the searchable MDS abstract website,

Abstracts will also be available on-demand on the virtual platform in conjunction with the opening of the International Congress on September 15, 2022. All MDS 2022 International Congress abstracts are embargoed until September 15, 2022.  

To cite a published abstract, please refer to


Abstract Archives 

The International Congress has a decades-long legacy supporting cutting-edge research. Browse the archives of published International Congress abstracts: 

Browse archive  (2016 >)

View earlier abstracts (2002-2015)


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