BIAL at the International Congress of Parkinsonís Disease and Movement Disorders 2018
The event took place in Hong Kong, China, from October 5th-9th 2018
BIAL was the major sponsor of the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, the annual meeting of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS), featuring a Symposium and the presentation of 11 posters on opicapone, the second medicine of BIAL’s own research and development for Parkinson's Disease.
The Satellite Symposium on the theme “Targeting COMT as the levodopa add-on treatment for Parkinson’s Disease” took place on the 6th October, with 380 attendees. It included an expert panel, chaired by Professor Werner Poewe (Innsbruck, Austria) and composed by Professor Matthew Stern (Philadelphia, USA); Professor Olivier Rascol (Toulouse, France) and Professor Daniela Berg (Kiel, Germany).
The theme of the 2018 International Congress was Technology in the diagnosis, Monitoring, and Management of Movement Disorders.