8:30-9:15 Doors and Exhibits Open - Pre-registration Required
9:15-9:30 Introductions and Welcome – Main Hall
Donald Ingram, PhD
Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Glenn Kidder, MD, Neurologist
Neurologist, The NeuroMedical Center
9:30-10:00 Neuroimaging Progression Markers in Parkinson’s Disease
David Vaillancourt, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurology and Department of Biomedical Engineering
Laboratory for Rehabilitation Neuroscience in the Center for Exercise Science
University of Florida
10:00-10:30 Targeting Alpha-Synuclein: Advances in Novel Therapeutic and Biomarker Development for Parkinson’s Disease
Terina Martinez, PhD
Associate Director of Research Programs
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
10:30-11:00 Break & Exhibits
11:00‐11:30 Gait & Voice Training – LSVT®LOUD/BIG
Michelle Chellew, DPT, Rachel Pope, MA/CCC-SLP and Lisa Zeppuhar, MA/CCC-SLP
Baton Rouge General Medical Center
11:30-12:00 Medications: Newly Approved FDA treatments
Gerald Calegan, MD
Neurologist, The NeuroMedical Center
12:00-12:30 Break, Exhibits, & Lunch - Pastalaya and White Beans
Provided for all PRE-REGISTERED guests.
12:30-1:30 Panel Discussion/Q & A Time