Celebrate World Brain Day 2020 and let’s move together to end Parkinson’s! Join us for a conversation with Claudia Trenkwalder, MD, current president of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). MDS is a global organization of physicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals with the mission to promote research, improve patient care, and educate the world on the latest research, news and advances in movement disorders.
Dr. Trenkwalder started her clinical education in neurology and movement disorders at the University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich in 1988 and was head of the “Movement Disorders and Sleep” research group at the Max- Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich from 1993-2000, before moving to the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Goettingen. She is neurologist and Professor for Movement Disorders at University Medical Center in Goettingen, and Medical Director of Elena Klinik, the largest hospital for Parkinson and Movement Disorders in Germany since 2003.
Her main research interests are early symptoms and therapy in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders in sleep (RBD and RLS). She is currently President of The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, but was also a founding member of the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM), and President of WASM from 2011-13.
Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance is a nonprofit organization providing people with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders as well as their care partners opportunities to learn, live life more fully and connect with other. We believe you are MORE than a disease!