January 31 - February 2, 2020
Hotel Uday Samudra
Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram

MDSICON 2020

5th Annual Conference of
Movement Disorders Society of India


Indian Academy of Neurology | Kerala Association of Neurologists | Movement Disorders Society of India | Department of Neurology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology | Sree Chitra Alumni Association of Neurology
MDSICON 2020 is eligible for 6 hours of CME credit (Order Number C2-26900/19/MC/CME of the Travancore-Cochin Medical Council, dated 29/11/2019)
              


PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND RELATED CONDITIONS
Biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease- current status
GWAS in PD- the emerging story
The challenge of PD- single disease or many diseases?
Current and emerging medical therapies in Parkinson’s disease
Emerging therapies in Atypical Parkinsonism


DYSTONIC DISORDERS: CLINICAL-PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL CORRELATIONS

Concept of free will and underlying physiology
Pathophysiology of focal dystonia
Myoclonus dystonia- from gene to pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment
Difficult oromandibular dystonias
Dystonia management- the Indian perspective


FUNCTIONAL NEUROSURGERY FOR MOVEMENT DISORDERS

Current status of lesioning surgeries and focused ultrasound in movement disorders
Present status and the future of Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
Microelectrode recording in DBS- controversies
Advanced device assisted therapies for Parkinson’s disease
Pedunculopontine nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation


FUNCTIONAL NEUROSURGERY- SURGICAL ASPECTS FOR THE NEUROLOGIST

Selection of DBS target in PD
Surgical Planning for DBS – basics for the Neurologist
Surgical Complications of DBS- what the Neurologist should know


HYPERKINETIC MOVEMENT DISORDERS
Wilson’s disease – what we have learned with time
Clinical Approach to Chorea
Paroxysmal dyskinesias
Dopa responsive dystonia
Tic disorders – clinical approach
Myoclonus – clinical approach
Unusual movement disorders – presentations and management


SECONDARY AND UNCOMMON MOVEMENT DISORDERS

Autoimmune movement disorders
Stiff Person Syndrome
Genetic Mimics of non-genetic Parkinsonian disorders- the “Atypical” atypical Parkinsonism
Neurometabolic diseases and movement disorders- an overview
Uncommon tremor disorders


CLINICAL CHALLENGES IN MOVEMENT DISORDERS

The tremor conundrum – Is it dystonic or essential tremor?
The 4R Tauopathies- PSP and CBD- Challenges in diagnosis and assessment
Eye movement abnormalities in movement disorders
Freezing of gait – a mysterious and difficult-to manage phenomenon
Movement disorders induced by Deep Brain Stimulation


NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL AND GENETIC TOOLS IN MOVEMENT DISORDER PRACTICE

Transcranial magnetic stimulation – basics and mechanisms
Non-invasive brain stimulation – lessons from focal dystonia
Next Generation Sequencing – Clinical Applications in Movement disorders


OTHER TOPICS OF INTEREST AND RESEARCH HOT SPOTS

Sleep and movement disorders
Imaging in Movement disorders
Palliative Care in Movement disorders
Going through the motions- PD and gut microbiome
Functional Movement disorders
Movement disorders in CNS infections
Neuropathology of Movement disorders- what clinicians should know
Ataxic disorders – Indian perspective


DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION WORKSHOP &BOTULINUM TOXIN WORKSHOP

Handled by experienced faculty.


PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS/ WALKING POSTURES/ AWARD PAPER SESSION

You are encouraged to share your research results and valuable clinical observations in front of the scientific community! Please go to the abstract submission page for more details!


VIDEO AKHADA

The major attraction to the clinicians, in all Scientific Conferences in Movement Disorders. Eminent international and national faculty discuss and provide their diagnosis and management suggestions on unusual and intriguing movement disorder videos. Kindly visit the Video Akhada link in the home page for details and to make your submissions


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