Diagnosing PSP, Wed Aug 30, 2-3pm PT, Webinar - Register Now

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Diagnosing PSP, Wed Aug 30, 2-3pm PT, Webinar - Register Now

Postby Robin » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:47 am

Brain Support Network is kicking off a webinar series with Stanford Movement Disorders Center.

Join us for a free, one-hour webinar on diagnosing progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). The speaker is Stanford movement disorders specialist Kathleen Poston, MD. Please spread the word!


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Diagnosing Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

When: Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017, 2-3pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Speaker: Kathleen Poston, MD, MS, movement disorders specialist, Stanford Movement Disorders Center

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/regist ... 5db4a05ad8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Note: If you can't make it on August 30th, we encourage you to register for the webinar so that you will be alerted when the recording is available online.


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Further details on the webinar topic:

Dr. Kathleen Poston, a movement disorder specialist with extensive experience with PSP, will address these topics:

* how is PSP diagnosed?
* how many years does the average person wait for a diagnosis?
* what are the two main types of PSP?
* what's the new diagnostic criteria for probable PSP?
* what's the accuracy of a PSP diagnosis?


There will be time for audience questions on PSP.

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Further details on the speaker:

The speaker is Dr. Kathleen Poston, a movement disorders specialist at Stanford University. Dr. Poston research focuses on the development of novel neuroimaging biomarkers to improve diagnostic accuracy and monitor the efficacy of investigational treatments for Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders, such as PSP. She is the co-investigator for the NINDS-funded Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research.

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Further details on the webinar host:

The webinar will be hosted by Robin Riddle, who coordinates a Parkinson's Information & Referral Center at Stanford. She is also the CEO of Brain Support Network, a nonprofit focusing on the four atypical parkinsonism disorders, including PSP.

Brain Support Network (brainsupportnetwork.org) is organizing a research update and family conference on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration on Saturday, October 28th, in the San Francisco Bay Area. To be notified when registration opens for this conference, please join the PSP email list at www.brainsupportnetwork.org/join

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Register in advance for this webinar:

https://stanford.zoom.us/webinar/regist ... 5db4a05ad8


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Questions? Please contact Robin Riddle, robin.riddle@brainsupportnetwork.org
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