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Joaquim Ferreira - Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon and Head of CNS - Campus Neurológico, Portugal

Joaquim Ferreira

Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon and Head of CNS - Campus Neurológico, Portugal

Joaquim Ferreira completed his medical degree and PhD in Neurology at the University of Lisbon. He is Professor of Neurology and Clinical Pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon and Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is also the Head of CNS- Campus Neurológico Sénior in Portugal.
He became interested in movement disorders during his medical degree and later undertook a Clinical Pharmacology fellowship with Prof. Olivier Rascol in Toulouse, France.
He is currently the past-chair of the European Section of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. His major research interests are neuropharmacology, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and Huntington’s disease.

K Ray Chaudhuri - Professor of Movement Disorders, Neuroscience Research and Development, Kings College/University Hospital Lewisham

K Ray Chaudhuri

Professor of Movement Disorders, Neuroscience Research and Development, Kings College/University Hospital Lewisham

Author of 150+ peer reviewed publications and book chapters, co-editor of 4 books on Parkinson’s disease and Restless Legs Syndrome.

Prof Chaudhuri serves as chairman of the RLS:UK and International PD non motor group, a member of the Movement Disorders Society appointments committee, the Task force of practice parameter group for PD and RLS, American Academy Neurology, the steering group of the Medicines Management Committee and Gene Therapy Advisory Group for the Department of Health, UK, advisor of the Health Technology Assessment committee of the Department of Health, UK and is the lead clinician for the 18 week pathway for management of PD initiated by the UK, Department of Health.

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EAN Programme Committee Member, Prof. Joaquim Ferreira, discusses unmet needs and challenges faced in the treatment of movement disorders. Part 2 of 2. View Part 1 here. Speaker disclosures: nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview. Filmed at the 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN), Amsterdam, June 2017.
EAN Programme Committee Member, Prof. Joaquim Ferreira, talks about the most significant recent developments with respect to movement disorders and what he considers will be the most exciting/promising developments over the next 2 years. Part 1 of 2. View Part 2 here. Speaker disclosures: nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview. Filmed at the 3rd Congress of the European...
Fabrizio Stocchi discusses how OFF periods develop during Levodopa therapy and the use of apomorphine therapy to address these OFF periods. FILMED AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND MOVEMENT DISORDERS (IPMDS), JUNE 2016 CAN YOU EXPLAIN HOW OFF PERIODS DEVELOP DURING LEVODOPA THERAPY IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE? 00:11 – When a patient with Parkinson’s disease is...