WPC Roving Reporters: Day One Session Reports

20131001_183332The 3rd World Parkinson Congress includes three days of sessions discussing the latest in Parkinson’s science and care. During day two, PDF reporter and Research Advocate Ronnie Wanetick of Walnut Creek, CA, reported back on two sessions – one covering late stage Parkinson’s and another discussing cognitive symptoms of Parkinson’s.

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WPC 2013 Roving Reporters: Day Zero Science

The 3rd World Parkinson Congress includes three days of sessions discussing the latest in Parkinson’s science and care.

PDF’s reporters are listening in and reporting back to let you know what they have seen and heard. In particular, PDF Research Advocates Kim and Libbe Erickson of Stillwater, MN, were busy yesterday reporting on three sessions – covering treatments such as levodopa, the search for biomarkers and updates on deep brain stimulation. Here are their reports:

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From Robin: The Journey Begins at WPC 2013

katsaros-robinExcited. Filled with Anticipation. Overwhelmed, in a good way. And to think it all started close to four months ago, in June.

That is when my husband John and I decided to attend the World Parkinson’s Congress 2013. Given the fact that it only happens once every three years, it’s the single largest worldwide gathering of all stakeholders in the Parkinson’s field, and we missed it the last go around — we weren’t going to let that happen again.

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