Corporate Sessions

Corporate-Sponsored Sessions

Please join us for the following corporate-sponsored sessions.

Sunday, 19 May 2024 | 12:45 – 13:45
Hot Topics and Future Development Pipeline Session

Industry partners are offered 15-minute slots to describe the latest advances, clinical trial results, or exciting pipeline products.

12:45 – 13:00
Medtronic – Next Generation Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Speaker: Gaetano Leogrande (Maastricht, The Netherlands)

13:00 – 13:15
Bial – BIAL’s Parkinson’s Disease Hot Topics
Speaker: Joaquim Ferreira (Lisbon, Portugal)

13:15  – 13:30
Britannia Pharm – Improving specificity in patient selection for device-aided therapies – development and validation of the D-DAT tool
Speaker: Harmen Moes (Groningen, Netherlands)

13:30 – 13:45
Britannia Pharm – Evaluating the benefits of continuous COMT inhibition on motor fluctuations – a focus on dyskinesia
Speaker: Teus van Laar (Groningen, Netherlands)

13:45 – 14:00
Biogen – LRRK2 in Sporadic PD: A Target for Potential Disease Modification and the LUMA Trial
Speaker: Bonnie Hersh (Boston, United States)

Monday, 20 May 2024 | 12:15 - 13:45

Key strategies in the selection of device-aided therapies in Parkinson’s –
US and EU perspectives.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals & Britannia Pharmaceuticals are proud sponsors of the IAPRD Congress. Join the lunchtime symposium to hear about the EU and US perspectives on device aided therapies in Parkinson’s. 

Speaker: Teus van Laar (Groningen, Netherlands)
Speaker: Stuart Isaacson (Boca Raton, United States)

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024 | 12:15 - 13:45

Sialorrhea Hands-On Ultrasound Workshop –  Limited number of attendees

Chronic bothersome Sialorrhea is defined as an excessive amount of saliva in the mouth due to any cause. Also, Sialorrhea can be controlled with the injection of Botulinum Toxin but it is largely underdiagnosed. Merz Therapeutics is pleased to invite residents, fellows, and early-career physicians but also experienced physicians who want to extend their skillset to an expert-guided ultrasound course for Sialorrhea. This course is designed to provide additional confidence with ultrasound-guided gland localization and practical tips and tricks for botulinum toxin injections. Participants will benefit from a small-group learning environment led by expert faculty, and each participant will receive significant hands-on time targeting glands with ultrasound.

Speaker: Gabriel Salazar (Barcelona, Spain)
Speaker: Alberto Albanese (Milan, Italy)
Speaker: Anna Castagna (Milan, Italy)
Speaker: Christina Costa (Amadora, Portugal)

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Latest news for the upcoming XXVI World Congress on Parkinson’s Diseease and Related Disorders:
The scheduled meeting for May 2021 will take place and update you on the latest developments and innovations in our field. Either we are looking forward to welcoming you at the brand new opened Maastricht Congress Center in person or our World Congress will take place online. In both scenarios a technical exhibition will be available and our sponsors are looking forward to (e)meeting you.

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