Research Year in Review and Look Ahead

This is an archived file of an event that took place on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

In this webinar, our expert panelists discuss progress this year in developing new treatments and tests for Parkinson's and look ahead to 2019.

Title: Research Year in Review and Look Ahead

Duration: 1 hour

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Date of Original Release: November 15, 2018
Date Credit Expires: November 15, 2020

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss new therapies to manage Parkinsonís symptoms.
  • Summarize what therapies are in clinical trials to slow or stop Parkinsonís progression.
  • Describe progress toward tests to diagnose and track Parkinsonís.
  • Explain anticipated progress in the Parkinsonís field in 2019.††

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0†AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsô. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.


Soania Mathur, MD (Moderator)
Retired family physician
Co-Chair, MJFF Patient Council
Nothing to disclose

Andrew Siderowf, MD
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
Chief, Movement Disorders Division,
University of Pennsylvania
Co-Principal Investigator, Parkinsonís Progression Markers Initiative
Advisory Roles: Biogen, Merck, Voyager, Wave, Prilenia

Todd Sherer, PhD
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
Wife works at Pfizer.


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