Each day during our coverage of the 3rd World Parkinson Congress, we ask our WPC reporters, “What’s the most interesting thing you heard or saw today?” Here are a few answers from Wednesday, October 2, Day One.
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:
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.
This week, members of the Parkinson’s community are gathering for the 3rd World Parkinson Congress in Montreal, Canada. Can’t make it to Montreal? PDF is bringing the WPC to you.
We’ll be reporting straight from Montreal, providing scientific updates, interviews with delegates, photos of the Parkinson’s Quilt display and more.
We’ll do our best to report back with help from our on-the-ground reporters, members of our People With Parkinson’s Advisory Council and more than 50 of our Research Advocates (check out their bios here).