Cancellation Notice:

At The Ohio State University and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we are continually monitoring and updating our response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We continue to align our recommendations with and follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and other city, state and federal agencies. In our efforts to be proactive and maintain the health and safety of our faculty, staff and the community, we have made the decision to cancel the Advanced Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease, Tremors and Other Movement Disorders Patient Symposium scheduled for April 4, 2020. 

This event will be rescheduled and current registrants will be contacted by email as soon as a new date is chosen.  Thank you for your cooperation and stay well.

Join us for this free educational event

Saturday, April 4, 2020 

9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Ohio State University
Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Movement Disorders team is excited to host a free symposium for patients and their families or caregivers. Hear from Ohio State experts on the latest research and advanced treatments available to combat movement disorders and improve your quality of life. Also, a patient panel will discuss their experiences with advanced therapies for Parkinson’s disease, essential tremors and other movement disorders.

Topics will include:
• Advanced therapies including deep brain stimulation and infusion therapy
• A conversation about medication adjustments and non-pharmacological interventions
• A look at MRI-guided focused ultrasound
• Leading-edge opportunities with gene therapy at Ohio State
• Exercise therapy for movement disorders

Admission to the event, continental breakfast, lunch and parking are included with your free registration.

Contact Tami Buhrts at Tamara.Buhrts@osumc.edu with questions or for additional assistance.

Agenda

8:30 - 9 a.m.

Arrivals, welcome and light breakfast
9:00 - 9:20 a.m.

The Ohio State University multidisciplinary team for “advanced therapies” with Dr. Aristide Merola
9:20 - 9:40 a.m.

A step-by-step introduction to deep brain stimulation with Dr. Brian Dalm
9:40 - 10:00 a.m.

Asleep deep brain stimulation and other innovations with Dr. Ammar Shaikhouni
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee break
10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Not ready for brain surgery? Infusion therapies and other options with Dr. Barbara Changizi
10:50 - 11:10 a.m.

Medication adjustments follow-up and troubleshooting with Clarisse Goas & Jennifer Gadawski
11:10 - 11:30 a.m.

Exercise therapy for movement disorders with Jared Braden, PT
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Working lunch – The patient perspective with a special guest patient panel
12:30 - 12:50 p.m.

MRI-guided focused ultrasound: An incisionless alternative to DBS with Dr. Vibhor Krishna
12:50 - 1:10 p.m.

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease with Dr. Krystof Bankiewicz
1:10 - 1:30 p.m.

Moving innovations forward: participating in clinical trials with Dr. Sandra Kostyk
1:30 - 2 p.m.

Q & A, concluding remarks and departures

Speakers will include:

Krystof Bankiewicz, MD, PhD

Krystof Bankiewicz, MD, PhD

Jared Braden

Jared Braden, Physical Therapist

Barbara Changizi, MD

Barbara Changizi, MD

Brian Dalm, MD

Brian Dalm, MD

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Jennifer Gadawski, APRN-CNP

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Clarisse Goas, APRN-CNP

Vibhor Krishna, MBBS

Vibhor Krishna, MBBS

Sandra Kostyk, MD, PhD

Sandra Kostyk, MD, PhD

Aristide Merola, MD, PhD

Aristide Merola, MD, PhD

Ammar Shaikhouni, MD, PhD

Ammar Shaikhouni, MD, PhD

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