International speakers

We are proud to introduce our international speakers for the Scientific Meeting

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Prof Roongroj Bhidayasiri

Professor Bhidayasiri graduated in medicine from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, in 1993, receiving membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London and Ireland in 1998 and certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 2005. He was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2008 and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in 2010. Professor Bhidayasiri established the Chulalongkorn Centre of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease, the tertiary care centre affiliated with Chulalongkorn University, providing multidisciplinary care for patients with PD, tremor, dystonia, and various forms of movement disorders in Thailand.

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Dr Joohi Jimenez-Shahed

Dr. Jimenez-Shahed is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director, Movement Disorders Neuromodulation and Brain Circuit Therapeutics. After completing her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, she received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and Neurology residency training at Duke University Medical Center. She then completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinical (PDCMDC) at BCM. Her clinical focus is on the evaluation and management of adults and children with movement disorders, with particular focus on the use of deep brain stimulation, focused ultrasound and botulinum toxin injections.

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Prof Huw Morris

Huw Morris is Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Free Hospital and the National Hospital, Queen Square. He was Senior Lecturer and then Professor in Neurology and Neurogenetics at Cardiff University, the Royal Gwent Hospital and the University Hospital of Wales from 2003-2013. His clinical and research training took place at the National Hospital, the Mayo Clinic and the Western Pacific island of Guam. He began research in PSP and related disorders as a PSP Association and MRC Clinical Research Fellow in 1997. His main interests are Neurogenetics, Movement Disorders and Dementia.