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R. Wenzelburger
02-11-1997, 01:46 AM
Dear subscribers on Biomch-l,


We like to announce the world Congress



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TREMOR: BASIC MECHANISMS AND CLINICAL ASPECTS



Kiel, Germany, July 11th and 12th, 1997





Abstract forms and further informations are available at the

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AKM Congress Service

Obere Schanzstrasse 18

D-79576 Weil am Rhein

Germany

Tel +49-7621-9833-0

Fax +49-7621-78714



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please contact (email) p.krack@neurologie.uni-kiel.de

Dr. P. Krack

p.krack@neurologie.uni-kiel.de

Niemannweg 147

24105 Kiel / Germany




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30.4.97





0000,0000,ffffPreliminary programm
of the congress



Visit our homepage for actual programm information


http://www.uni-kiel.de:8080/NEUROLOG.HTM




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FRIDAY July, 11th


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Basic mechanisms of biologic oscillations


8.00-8.45 J. Rothwell (London): Physiology and anatomy of possible

oscillators in the CNS


8.45-9.10 H. Bergmann (Jerusalem): Physiology of MPTP-Tremor


9.10-9.35 R. Elble (Springfield): Animal models of postural and
action

tremors.


9.35-10.00 F. Lenz (Baltimore): The lesson of deep brain recordings
in

tremors


10.00-10.30 break


Pathophysiology of human tremors


10.30-11.15 M. Hallett (Bethesda): Overview on human tremor
physiology


11.15-11.40 Y. Agid and M. Vidailhet (Paris): The pathology of
tremors

in Parkinson’s disease and other tremors


11.40-12.15 D. Brooks (London): PET-imaging of tremors


12.15-12.30 J. Volkmann (Düsseldorf): Oscillators of the human
nervous

system as revealed by MEG


12.30-13.00 M. Brin (New York): Genetics of essential tremor
(Author

can be changed, if the gene for ET will be localized)


13.00-13.30 Discussion


13.30-14.30 lunch (provided)


Measurement of human tremors


14.30-15.00 P. Bain (London): Clinical measurement of tremors


15.00-15.20 S. Spieker (Tübingen): Long-term measurement of tremor


15.20-15.40 S. Pullman (New York): Measuring tremor with a
digitizing

tablet


15.40-16.00 Discussion


16.00-18.00 Poster session


Consensus-statement on tremors


18.00-19.00 P. Bain (London), M. Brin (New York), G. Deuschl
(Kiel):

Presentation and discussion of general ideas


Friday night official dinner


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SATURDAY July, 12th


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Consensus-statement on tremors (continued)


Specific discussion of selected topics


8.20-8.40 C.D. Marsden (London): Physiologic and enhanced
physiologic

tremor


8.40-9.00 J. Jankovic (Houston): Tremor in Parkinson’s disease


9.00-9.20 L. Findley (London): Classical essential tremor


9.20-9.40 P. Pollak (Grenoble): Cerebellar, rubral and thalamic

tremors


9.40-10.00 E. Tolosa (Barcelona): Metabolic, toxic and
drug-induced

tremors


10.00-10.20 A. Berardelli (Rome): Tremors in peripheral
neuropathies


10.20-11.00 break


11.00-11.20 P. Thompson (Adelaide): Orthostatic tremor


11.20-11.40 W. Poewe (Innsbruck): Dystonic tremors


11.40-12.00 P. Krack (Kiel): Primary writing tremor


12.00-12.20 C.H. Lücking (Freiburg): Other focal and unusual
tremors


12.20-12.40 T. Lang (Toronto): Psychogenic tremor


12.40-14.00 lunch (provided)


Consensus-statement on tremors (continued)


14.00-14.20 R. Benecke (Rostock): Palatal tremor and other
rhythmic

cranial nerve hyperkinesias


14.20-14.40 H. Shibasaki (Kyoto): Myoclonus, asterixis, rhythmic

myoclonus and tremor


14.40-15.20 Discussion


Treatment


15.20-16.00 W. Koller (Kansas City): Pharmacological treatment of

tremors


16.00-16.15 W. Oertel (Marburg): The effect of grafting on tremor
in

Parkinson’s disease


16.15-17.00 break


17.00-17.15 H. Speelman (Amsterdam): Effect of thalamic surgery on

tremor


17.15-17.30 A. Lozano (Toronto): Effect of pallidotomy on tremor


17.30-17.45 J. Obeso and MC. Rodriguez (San Sebastian): Effect of

surgery of the subthalamic nucleus on tremor


17.45-18.00 A.L. Benabid (Grenoble): Effect of VIM-, GPI-, and
STN-

stimulation on tremor


18.00-18.30 Discussion


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Scientific secretaritat: (email) p.krack@neurologie.uni-kiel.de