Public Conference on Parkinson’s Disease

“Everything you ever wanted to know about Parkinson’s disease”

This public conference will be held on October 28th, 2015 from 18h30 to 20h at CHU de Québec-Université Laval.

Speakers Dr Frédéric Calon, professor at the pharmacy faculty and researcher at the CHU de Québec

Dr Léo Cantin, neurosurgeon at L’Enfant-Jésus Hospital

Dre Francesca Ciccetti, professor at the medicine faculty and researcher at CHU de Québec

 Place : CHU- CHU de Québec-Université Laval, 2705, boulevard Laurier

Amphitéâtre Fisher TR-54, Québec (Québec) G1V 4G2

Abstract : Dr. Calon will present the current knowledge about Parkinson’s disease as well as the available treatments in pharmacy. Dr. Cantin will discuss the benefits  and limits of the Deep Brain Stimulation as an approach for alleviation of motor symptoms of PD. Finally, Dr. Ciccetti will elaborate on therapies being tested for the treatment of the disease, in particular, gene transplantation.

Free registration at : www.crchudequebec.ulaval.ca/conferences