Programme

 
Day 1 | Tuesday 9th November 2021
17.00 - 17.35

Immunotherapy: where we are now and where we hope to be

17.35 - 18.10 

Understanding the genetic basis of Parkinson’s disease and its implications for clinical practice

Dr Stephen Mullin, Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Neurology, Queen Square UCL Institute of Neurology

18.10 - 18.25

Virtual exhibition & networking

 18.25 - 19.00

Parkinson-plus syndromes: diagnosis and management

Professor James Rowe, Professor of Cognitive Neurology, University of Cambridge & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 19.00 - 19.35

Improving decision-making in patients with delirium

Dr Rachel Lawson, Parkinson’s UK Senior Research Fellow, Newcastle University

Day 2 | Wednesday 10th November 2021

17.00 - 17.35

Sleep disturbances in Parkinson’s disease

Dr Kirstie Anderson, Consultant Neurologist, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University

17.35 - 18.10

Anxiety and depression: pharmacological & non-pharmacological management

18.10 - 18.25 Virtual exhibition & networking
18.25 - 19.00

Management of dysphagia

Dr Ayodele Sasegbon, Honorary Research Fellow, The University of Nottingham

19.00 - 19.35

Parkinson’s disease and dementia

 Day 3 | Thursday 11th November 2021

17.00 - 17.35 

The assessment and management of gait initiation failure and difficulties in turning in people with Parkinson’s disease

Professor Jim Richards, Professor of Biomechanics & Director of Research, Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire

Dr Fuengfa Khobkhun, Lecturer, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Mahidol University, Nakhom Pathom, Thailand

 17.35 - 18.10 Deep brain stimulation: a best practice update
18.10 - 18.25

Virtual exhibition & networking

18.25 - 19.00

Long-term management of patients taking levopdopa

19.00 - 19.35

MAO-B and dopamine agonists: selecting the appropriate treatment

Dr Robin Fackrell, Consultant Physician & Specialist in Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust