Annual Huntington’s Disease Symposium

This event is a free educational event covering topics about Huntington’s Disease (HF) including research, seeking additional care support, and cognitive decline.

The Annual Education Day for Huntington’s Disease is being co-presented by the HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center and the HDSA Center of Excellence at the Movement Disorders Foundation.

09:00-09:30 | Overview of Current HD Clinical Research Part 1, Emily Forbes, DO, MS
09:30-10:00 | Overview of Current HD Clinical Research Prart 2, Rajeev Kumar, MD
10:00-10:10 | Research Questions and Answers
10:10-10:20 | Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Rocky Mountain Chapter
10:20-11:10 | Supportive Care in HD: It’s Here, Now What?, Christina Vaughan, MD, MHS, MS and Luci Draayer, LCSW, CMC
11:10-12:10 | 
Cognitive Decline in Huntington’s Disease, Vicki Wheelock, MD

Registration is free but required. Please register here. 

8th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium

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Join the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center for the 8th Annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium.

This symposium is designed for people with Parkinson’s disease, care partners, and families. Health care professionals and anyone interested in learning more about Parkinson’s disease are welcome.

This event is given by a team of experts to update the community about Parkinson’s disease including topics such as medication and therapy overviews, gut-brain connection, nutrition for Parkinson’s disease, the role of palliative and supportive care, and research updates.

The 2021 symposium is virtual and free, but registration is required. Please register here.

The University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center was designated by the Parkinson’s Foundation as a Center of Excellence in 2019.

08:30 AM | Virtual Resource Fair
09:00 AM | Welcome and Introductions
09:10 AM | Parkinson’s Foundation Overview
09:20 AM | Medications & Therapies Overview & Updates Alex Baumgartner, MD
09:50 AM | Nutrition and Exercise Jeanne Feuerstein, MD
10:05 AM | Break
10:15 AM | Surgical Interventions for Parkinson’s disease Dan Kramer, MD
10:35 AM | Gut, Brain, and PD Trevor Hawkins, MD
11:00 AM | Break
11:10 AM | Palliative & Supportive Care Christina Vaughan, MD
11:35 AM | Research Updates Emily Forbes, DO
12:00 N | Virtual Resources Fair

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The schedule is tentative and is subject to change.