Neurobiology of Disease


Date: May 22, 2009 (Friday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Theme: Dopamine systems - movement and reward (PD and substance abuse)
Module: Clinical Demonstration
Session: Patient Interview
Instructor: Jay Nutt
Description: Participants will interview and examine a patient with Parkinson's disease
Study questions:
  1. What were the first clinical manifestations of PD in this patient?
  2. What aspects of the disease are most disabling for this patient?
  3. Did this patient experience any side effects from treatment for PD?
Readings: None