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Themed Parallel Session 2402

How to Become a Successful Academic Movement Disorders Neurologist in the Clinic or the Lab

Monday, August 28, 2023
15:00 – 17:00


In this session, the faculty will highlight successful strategies to develop a successful academic career in movement disorders research. The faculty will cover career paths in both clinical and laboratory research, as well as more general principles on how to thrive as an investigator (including securing funding, getting promoted etc.).

William Dauer, USA 
Susanne Schneider, Germany 

Getting Started in Clinical Research: Competency, Cohorts, Collaboration 
Michele Hu, United Kingdom 

From Patients to Petri Dishes: Tips and Tricks to Develop a Successful Movement Disorders-based Laboratory Research Program 
Ryosuke Takahashi, Japan 

Developing an Academic Career as a Clinician Educator 
Kathleen Shannon, USA 

CSPC Liaison: 
William Dauer, USA

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Formulate a plan to begin to develop a clinical research cohort
  2. Identify successful strategies for developing a successful career as a physician-laboratory scientist
  3. Identify successful strategies for developing a successful career as a clinician educator

Recommended Audience:
Researcher / Basic Scientist, Fellow / Resident / Student

Education Level:
Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/Experienced

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