Register now: Parkinson's Disease Symposium 2018

Join UCI Health for our annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium on Oct. 13, 2018.

Patients and caregivers are invited to learn about the latest therapies for Parkinson’s disease, from behavior to movement.


Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


UC Irvine Student Center, Ballrooms C and D
311 W. Peltason Drive
Irvine, CA 92697

Learning objectives

Patients and caregivers will learn about:

  • Disease modifying therapies for Parkinson’s disease
  • Surgical therapies for Parkinson’s disease
  • Behavioral symptoms in Parkinson’s disease


This is a free event, but registration is required. Please RSVP using the form below.


Free parking is available in the Student Center parking structure. Inform the attendant that you are going to the symposium.

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Lorraine Kalia, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Staff Neurologist, Toronto Western Hospital
Scientist, Krembil Research Institute & Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Suneil Kalia, MD, PhD
Staff Neurosurgeon, Toronto Western Hospital
Scientist, Krembil Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Neal Hermanowicz, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, UCI Health Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology
UCI School of Medicine

Frank P.K. Hsu, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
UCI School of Medicine

Nicolás Phielipp, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
UCI School of Medicine

Anna Morenkova, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
UCI School of Medicine

Symposium Program Director — Nicolás Phielipp, MD, UCI School of Medicine

Program agenda

  • 8-8:40 a.m. — Registration and light Breakfast
  • 8:40-8:50 a.m. — Welcome and introductory remarks, Nicolás Phielipp, MD
  • 8:50-9:30 a.m. — "Behavioral symptoms in Parkinson’s disease," Anna Morenkova MD, PhD
  • 9:30-9:55 a.m. — Questions and panel discussion 
  • 9:55-10:15 a.m. — Break
  • 10:15-10:55 a.m. — "Surgical therapies for Parkinson’s disease: present and future," Suneil Kalia, MD, PhD
  • 10:55-11:20 a.m. — Questions and panel discussion
  • 11:20-11:40 a.m. — Break
  • 11:40-12:20 a.m. — "Developing disease: modifying therapies for Parkinson’s disease," Lorraine Kalia, MD, PhD
  • 12:20-12:45 p.m. — Questions and panel discussion
  • 12:45-12:50 p.m.— Concluding remarks, Nicolás Phielipp, MD


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