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4205 Plenary Session

MDS Keynote Lecture

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
8:00 - 10:00

The MDS Keynote Lecture is an innovative session that welcomes distinguished lecturers to present novel and innovative concepts designed to intrigue and captivate the MDS audience.


Simon Lewis, Australia Alice Nieuwboer, Belgium

Keynote Lecturer
Ole Kiehn, Denmark

Functional Neuroanatomy of Posture and Gait: Physiology and Function
Nicolaas Bohnen, USA

Neuromodulation of Freezing in Parkinsonism: Fits and Starts
Alfonso Fasano, Canada

CSPC Liaisons:
Steven Frucht, USA

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

  1. Review human neuroanatomy and physiology controlling gait and posture, and to illustrate how pathological processes affect these systems.
  2. Review human neuroanatomy and physiology of freezing phenomena, and to illustrate how approaches in neuromodulation may help understand and treat this perplexing phenomenon

Recommended Audience: Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow / Resident / Student, Industry

Recommended Education Level: Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/ Experienced

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