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Parkinson's Research Webinars

Some of the world’s greatest in your own home

The World Parkinson’s Coalition are running a series of Webinars next week - Tuesday 30 September to Thursday 2 October.

The speakers include some of the best Parkinson's researchers in the world including Professor David Burn, Parkinson’s UK’s first Clinical Director. On Thursday 2 October he will be joined by two other brilliant Parkinson’s UK funded researchers – Dr Roger Barker, University of Cambridge and Professor Ray Chaudhuri,  Kings College London.

Participants will be able to engage with speakers and ask questions in real time.

Topics include:

  • Recent developments in drug delivery
  • Accurate diagnosis
  • New treatments and the challenges around them
  • Non motor symptoms
  • Personalized medicine 

You can find out more information about the full programme here - http://bit.ly/WPCwebcasts

Please note that if you want to watch and take part in any of the webcasts you must register in advance.

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If you want to keep up to date with all the latest research news, events and opportunities to take part and help shape research. Sign up here – http://bit.ly/rsnsignup

droflet

Note also that you can watch the talks AFTER the date because they are all going to be archived and made accessible. 

This means that a group could watch selected talks whenever they want.  It could form the focus of a research event provided you had an internet connection and a projector or big telly to show the talk on.

(I don't know yet whether you would be able to download the video for a talk onto a memory stick so that you didn't then need an Internet connection in the place where you watch the talk.)

Droflet

droflet

The webonars are now in full flow and I have discovered that you can watch immediately the ones that have passed.  So there is no waiting for the recordings to be put up - they are efficiently putting them up very soon after the session!

Droflet