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Parallel Session 2404

Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Saturday, September 28, 2024
15:00 - 17:00 | Meeting Room 113 AB, Ground Level

In this session, the faculty will discuss clinical work-up, genetic testing and specific challenges of early onset Parkinson’s disease.

Gian Pal, USA
Eng-King Tan, Singapore


Clinical Workup
Avner Thaler, Israel

Genetic Testing
Kishore Kumar, Australia

Psychosocial Implications
Jori Fleisher, USA

CSPC Liaisons:
Roy Alcalay, Israel

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

  1. Recognize proposed assessment to diagnose early onset Parkinson’s disease
  2. Name genetic risk factors and indicate genetic counseling tips for early onset Parkinson’s disease
  3. Recognize special needs of early onset Parkinson’s disease patients

Recommended Audience
Fellow / Resident / Student
Health Professional (non-physician)

Education Level
Beginner / Foundational
Experienced / Intermediate

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