Attend the Movement Disorders Virtual Symposium
Engage with the movement disorders community while discovering promising and actionable new treatments and therapies at the Movement Disorders Foundation Spring Virtual Symposium. This free online event will take place Saturday, May 15 from 9 a.m. to Noon (MT).
With the theme, “Connecting Science to Hope” the symposium will bring together leading experts to reveal the latest advancements in research and clinical trials across movement disorders, with a specific focus on Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Speakers will include IETF Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Peter LeWitt, with Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.
Registration is open here.
The mission of the Movement Disorders Foundation is to help people with movement disorders live better lives through collaborative partnerships with those who offer patient-focused education, conduct innovative research or provide unique care services.
We’re Taking Applications for Fall Scholarships
Attention college students with essential tremor! Did you know the IETF awards four $1,000 college scholarships each semester to current or college-bound students? The scholarships are open to students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, and those attending trade schools.
Judging criteria includes academic success, community service, leadership skills and an essay submission. The deadline for fall scholarship applications is May 1, 2021.
Talking About the Tremelo Hand Stabilizing Device
He took real world technology used in industry and formatted it for human use to calm hand tremors. Hear how Dr. Leo Nguyen, associate professor of mechanical engineering at California State University, used his expertise to create the Tremelo hand-stabilizing device. It’s our latest Talking Essential Tremor podcast, “Talking About the Tremelo Hand Stabilizing Device.”