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UCSF Parkinson's Disease Clinic & Research Center Annual Conference

UCSF Parkinson's Research Center

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4:15 PM (PDT)

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Please note: this event has sold out. A recording of the conference will be available on our website by July 2013.



To our patients, their caregivers and families, and the community:

 We invite you to attend our 5th Annual

Conference on Parkinson's Disease

   Saturday, April 27, 2013

        12 noon – 4:15pm (Check-in at 11:30)

        UCSF Mission Bay Campus

        William J. Rutter Center – Robertson Auditorium

        1675 Owens Street, 2nd Floor

        San Francisco, CA  94158



11:30 – 12:00



12:00 – 12:10

Welcome & Introductions

Michael Aminoff, MD, DSc, FRCP

Distinguished Professor of Neurology & Director of Parkinson’s Disease Clinic & Research Center

UCSF Profile 

12:10 – 12:45

“Parkinson’s Disease: Current and Emerging Treatments”

Chad Christine, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

UCSF Profile 

12:45 – 1:20

“State of the Art of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease”

Marta San Luciano, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

UCSF Profile 

1:20 – 1:50

“Harnessing the Basal Ganglia Circuit in Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease”

Alexandra Nelson, MD, PhD

Clinical Instructor Of Neurology, Staff Scientist (Gladstone Institute of Neurologic Disease)



Break & Light Snacks


2:25 – 3:00

“Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease”

Mary De May, MD     
Associate Professor of Neurology

 UCSF Profile

3:00 – 3:35

“Complementary Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease”

Kevin Barrows, MD                          

Associate Professor of Family Medicine

 UCSF Osher Profile

3:35 – 4:15



Supported by an educational grant from TEVA Pharmaceuticals





What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Onsite parking is available for $28/day in the UCSF parking lot. We recommend carpooling or using public transportation via BART, Caltrain, or MUNI. 

BART: Take BART from your location to Embarcadero Station. Exit BART and enter MUNI side of Station. Take T-THIRD MUNI Line south on 3rd Street. Exit at UCSF Mission Bay Station. Walk west through campus to the Conference Center on Owens St.

MUNI: Take MUNI from your location to Embarcadero MUNI Station. Transfer to T-THIRD MUNI Line south. Exit at UCSF Mission Bay Station on 3rd Street and walk west through campus to the Conference Center on Owens Street. 


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our Research Assistant, Ariane Marcus at (415) 502-1672 or by email at Ariane.Marcus@ucsf.edu.


Can I mail a check for my registration fee?

No. Registration for this year's conference is online only.  Additionally, due to capacity contraints, we will not be able to accomodate walk-ins.  

How early do I need to arrive?

We highly recommend arriving early to find parking and to get through registration on time. Seating is limited to tables and stadium seats, so if you require additional space for a walker or wheelchair please arrive at 11:15.


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. If you purchased a ticket and are unable to attend the conference, you may transfer that ticket to another interested party.  This must be done 72 hours in advance.  You can either use the Eventbrite system or contact our office to do so.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes. If you have changes you need to make to your registration info, please do so using either the Eventbrite system or by contacting our Research Assistant at (415) 502-1672. 


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We would greatly appreciate ticketholders printing their tickets before the event, however we understand that many people do not have access to a working printer. If this is the case, please ARRIVE EARLY the morning of the conference with a Photo ID to verify your information. 


Will videos of the conference be made available online?

Yes.  We will have volunteers onhand recording the speakers, which will be available on YouTube approximately 2 (two) months after the event. 


Have questions about UCSF Parkinson's Disease Clinic & Research Center Annual Conference? Contact UCSF Parkinson's Research Center

When & Where

UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
1675 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 4:15 PM (PDT)

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