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The first ever Clinical Research Village (CRV) will be a space for delegates to learn about clinical research trials. It will be centrally located in the exhibit hall and will be open during exhibit hall hours with some times of the day set aside for interactive Town Hall like formats for simple Q&A about clinical trials.See below for the full agenda, or Click here to download the agenda.

 


Wednesday, October 2

11:45AM – 1:15PM Hosted by Parkinson Study Group
Meet the Villagers! Understand clinical trial by getting to know the 'research villagers' who make them happen: PD Doctors, Study Coordinators & Participants with Parkinson's -- who will explain their roles and answer your questions

Moderator: Michael Schwarzschild (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Panelists: Deborah Fontaine (UCSD), Joe Friedman(Brown University), Phil Myers (PDF Research Advocate)

 

1:15PM – 5:15PM Pick up literature. Learn about clinical trials.

 

5:15PM – 6:30PM Hosted by Michael J. Fox Foundation

The Critical Role of Patients in Accelerating PD Research & How to Connect with the Local Research Opportunities That Need You
Moderator: Lily Cappelletti (MJFF)
Panelists: Robin Katsaros (USA), Margaret Sheehan (USA) and Steve DeWitte (USA)



Thursday, October 3


11:45AM – 1:15PM Hosted by Parkinson Study Group
Meet the Villagers! Understand clinical trial by getting to know the 'research villagers' who make them happen: PD Doctors, Study Coordinators & Participants with Parkinson's -- who will explain their roles and answer your questions

Moderator: Hubert Fernandez
Panelists:
Christine Hunter (Baylor), Susan Fox(Toronto Western University),Evan Henry PDF Advocate)

 

1:15PM – 5:15PM Pick up literature. Learn about clinical trials.

 

5:15PM – 5:45PM & 6PM– 6:30PM Hosted by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

Getting Involved in Parkinson's Research: PDF Research Advocates Share Their Experiences

Moderator: David Blomquist (USA)
Panel of Research Advocates: Sue Dubman (USA0, Phil Myers (USA), Kim and Libbe Erickson (USA)


 

Friday, October 4

11:45AM – 1:15PM Hosted by Parkinson Study Group
Meet the Villagers! Understand clinical trial by getting to know the 'research villagers' who make them happen: PD Doctors, Study Coordinators & Participants with Parkinson's -- who will explain their roles and answer your questions

Moderator: Michael Schwarzschild (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Panelists: Cathi Thomas (Boston University),Claire Henchcliffe (Cornell Medical Center), Kirk Hall (PDF Research Advocate)

 

Exhibit Hall Closes - 2:00PM