Winter School for Neurologists Brings Young Specialists from 18 Countries to Tartu University
March 1-3, 40 young neurologists from 18 countries gather at Tartu University Hospital for the European Winter School for Young Neurologists in order to participate in lectures on the subject of movement disorders, practical patient demonstrations and brain dissections.
According to Pille Taba, Senior Lecturer in Neurology at the University of Tartu, the young neurologists will get a professional overview of different movement disorders at the Winter School in Tartu. „The first day of the Winter School is dedicated to Parkinson's disease, the second day to hyperkinesias and the third to specific problems such as gait, sleep and cognitive disorders,“ says Taba, adding that an important part of the Winter School comprises practical clinical trainings led by international experts and brain dissections conducted by Tamas Revesz, Professor of Neuropathology at the Queen Square Brain Bank in London.
The participants will also present and analyze patient cases. 15 European top specialists of movement disorders participate as lecturers, including professors from London, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon, Naples and Milan. The director of the course is Pille Taba, President of the Estonian Ludvig Puusepp Society of Neurologists and Neurosurgeons.
The international Movement Disorders Society has arranged European summer and winter schools for five years, the latest was held in Paris in 2012. This year's Winter School is held in cooperation between the Movement Disorders Society and the Estonian Movement Disorders Society.
More information about the Winter School can be found here.
Further information: Pille Taba, Senior Lecturer in Neurology at the University of Tartu, phone: 51 89 319, e-mail: Pille.Taba [ät] kliinikum.ee;
Mereli Kivi, phone: 523 7785, e-mail: mereli [ät] lapub.ee.