Skip to Content


MDS makes every effort to publish accurate information on the website. "Google Translate" is provided as a free tool for visitors to read content in one's native language. Translations are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. Neither MDS nor its employees assume liability for erroneous translations of website content.

Main Content

Parallel Session 4414

The New Era of Genetics in Movement Disorders

Monday, September 30, 2024
15:00 - 17:00 | Meeting Room 201 AB, 2nd Level
Basic Science, Translational

In this session, the faculty will present how artificial intelligence and the combination of different types of “omics” studies could offer new analytical tools for a better understanding of movement disorders.

Cornelis Blauwendraat, USA
Christine Klein, Germany


Using AI to Interpret the Genome
Sara Bandres Ciga, Spain

The Role of Epigenetics
Lasse Pihlstrøm, Norway

Multi-omic Approaches
Carolyn Sue, Australia

CSPC Liaisons:
Niccolo Mencacci, United States

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

  1. Examine the role of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning in interpreting genomic data
  2. Discuss how epigenetic changes influence the onset and progression of movement disorders
  3. Review the role of -omics in complementing genetic studies for the diagnosis of neurogenetic disorders

Recommended Audience
Researcher / Basic Science

Education Level
Experienced / Intermediate
Expert / Advanced

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience with our website. These cookies are also used to ensure we show you content that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies to improve your user experience. You can click the cookie settings link on our website to change your cookie settings at any time. Note: The MDS site uses related multiple domains, including and This cookie policy only covers the primary and domain. Please refer to the MDS Privacy Policy for information on how to configure cookies for all other domains on the MDS site.
Cookie PolicyPrivacy Notice