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Plenary Session 5207

Update on Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

Tuesday, October 1, 2024
8:00 - 10:00 | Ballroom AB
Basic Science, Translational

In this session, the faculty will provide an update on the core mechanisms of Tourette syndrome, Huntington’s disease and developmental and epileptic encephalopathies


Chairs:
Joseph Jankovic, USA
Hyder Jinnah, USA

Presenters:

Neurobiology of Tourette Syndrome and Implications for Management
Izhar Bar-Gad, Israel

Biological Mechanisms and Therapeutics in Huntington's Disease
Sarah Tabrizi, United Kingdom

Developmental and Epileptic Encephalopathies
Shekeeb Mohammad, Australia

CSPC Liaisons:
Davide Martino, Canada

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

  1. Discuss the key pathophysiological mechanisms associated with tics and their treatment implications
  2. Discuss recent advances on the disease mechanisms in Huntington’s disease and limitations of existing therapies
  3. Summarize recent advances in developmental and epileptic encephalopathies

Recommended Audience
Clinician
Fellow / Resident / Student
Industry
Researcher / Basic Science

Education Level
Beginner / Foundational
Experienced / Intermediate
Expert / Advanced

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