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Parallel Session 3410

The Dynamic Duo: Intersections Between Cognitive and Movement Disorders

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
15:00 – 17:00


This session will discuss the interplay of cognitive and behavioral aspects of movement disorders, its pathological underpinnings, and comprehension gained through other neurodegenerative diseases.

Veronica Santini, USA 
Daniel Weintraub, USA

Insights Gleaned from Alzheimer’s Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia 
Kristian Steen Frederiksen, Denmark 

The Troublesome Trifecta of Huntington’s Disease: Cognitive, Psychiatric, or Movement Disorder? 
Florence Chang, Australia 

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia and its Underpinnings Lewy Body Dementias 
Dag Aarsland, Norway 

CSPC Liaison: 
Veronica Santini, USA

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

  1. Interpret lessons from genetics, imaging, and experimental therapeutics in Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia to movement disorders
  2. Inspect the intersection of Huntington’s disease degenerative dementia, psychiatric features, and movement disorder
  3. Create a framework for Parkinson’s disease dementia and its biological underpinnings

Recommended Audience:
Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist

Education Level:
Intermediate/ Experienced, Advanced/Expert

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