9:00-9:30 Doors and Exhibits Open - Pre-registration Required
9:30‐9:45 Introductions and Welcome – Main Auditorium
Donald Ingram, PhD, Professor, Pennington Biomedical
Gerald Calegan, MD, Neurologist, The NeuroMedical Center
9:45‐10:15 Basic Mechanisms of Parkinson's Disease
Ariel Deutch, PhD
Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
Vanderbilt University
10:15‐10:30 Break
10:30‐11:00 Parkinson's Medications: An Update
Rebecca Whiddon, MD
Neurologist, The NeuroMedical Center
11:00‐11:30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Movement
Mya Schiess, MD
Neurologist, The University of Texas
Health Science Center of Houston Medical School
11:30-12:15 Lunch/Exhibits - boxed lunch provided for all PRE-REGISTERED guests.
12:15-1:00 Research Update:
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease Research

Lily Cappaletti, Associate Director, Research Partnerships
1:00-2:00 Panel Discussion/Q & A Time