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3rd Annual Comprehensive Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Symposium
Boca Raton Marriott
Monday, January 01rd, 2018 | 8:00 am - May 31, 2018
The event is dedicated to bringing leading health and medical professionals together with Parkinson’s patients and family members in an open forum to discuss leading treatments, programs, medication and much more.
The symposium’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Corinne Lasmézas, from The Scripps Research Institute of Florida. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of neurodegenerative diseases due to misfolded proteins, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and prion diseases. Dr. Lasmézas’ work also includes an advisory position with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as several European and US governmental and public health committees including the FDA, EPA and USDA. She holds her PhD in Neurosciences from the University Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris, France and her DVM from the University of Toulouse, France.
The medical director of APDA’s South Florida chapter, Dr. Arif Dalvi, is the conference’s co-chair and will also be speaking that day. Dr. Dalvi leads the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program at the Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute. As a board-certified neurologist, he has conducted research for more than 15 years on the surgical and pharmaceutical treatments of Parkinson’s disease.