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HSG 2017 - SAVE THE DATE! | November 1-4, 2017
Huntington Study Group & University of Colorado
Location: Hyatt Regency, Denver, CO
Learn the latest in Huntington disease (HD) research and care. Hear about new compounds & potential treatments. Network, interact, and engage with world leaders in HD. 
Get CME4HD at HSG 2017:CME4HD 2017.pdfCME4HD 2017.pdf
HSG Family Education Day at HSG 2017: HSG 2017 Family Day.pdfHSG 2017 Family Day.pdf
 
Tell us about your upcoming event! Contact Nicole Leith at Nicole.Leith@ucdenver.edu,
or call 303-724-8984.
 
4th Annual CORE Network Conference: Diverse Perspectives in Cannabis Research and Education | November 11, 2017
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus CORE Network
Location: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Arora, CO
Join leading cannabis researchers to discuss methods, up-to-date results, and future directions. Hear from community members about local concerns and opportunities. Registrations fee is $100 and includes continuing education credit for clinicians (RN, MD, DO, PharmD) and light refreshments. Dr. Maureen Leehey will be speaking twice on PD and Cannibas.
11:00-11:30 AM - Talking with your Parkinson's Patients
2:30-3:00 PM - The Use of Cannibidiol in Parkinson's Disease
 
Huntington's Disease Patient & Family Conference  - SAVE THE DATE! | May 5, 2018
HDSA COE at University of Colorado
Location: Krugman Conference Hall, Research II Building, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Join us as we host our first patient and family education conference for Huntington's disease (HD). Stay tuned for details & registration information.
 
ONGOING CLASSES AND EVENTS
PWR!Moves Exercise Class
The PWR!Moves exercise class is a high-intensity, research based class, targeted to address impairments specific to Parkinson's Disease.  The program aims to slow disease progression, restore motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life.  Classes are held every Wednesday and Friday from 1:15-2:15PM, at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, in Studio 3 (12348 E. Montview Blvd, Aurora CO, 80045). For more information, contact Renee Peter at renee.peter@uchealth.org.
 
Art as Action's Reconnect With Your Body Dance Class 
Reconnect with your Body dance classes explore the power of dance, creativity and artistic expression, and enable participants with and without Parkinson's to discover new ways to move their bodies.  Dance has the power to transform and heal - plus, it's fun!  Classes are held Wednesdays 2:30-3:45PM at Apex Community Center in Arvada.  For more information, visit www.artasaction.org/programs/reconnect.html.

 
Dancing the Soul | Exercise Classes for Parkinson's Disease 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-2PM, $5 per class, 950-C Jersey Street, Denver 80220. For more information call 303-502-4586, email margie@dancingthesoul.com or visit the website.
 Mindful Movement for Parkinson's
Denver Class: Monthly on Sundays, 2:00-4:30PM, seeMindful Movement for PD Flyer.pdfMindful Movement for PD Flyer.pdf for more information on upcoming classes.
Boulder Class: B-A-L-A-N-C-E, a new "Mindful Movement for Parkinson's" class. Mondays 11AM-12PM, 1750 30th St., Unit 64, Boulder, CO. Boulder MIndful Movement Classes.pdfBoulder MIndful Movement Classes.pdf
 
RECENT EVENTS
9/30/2017 4th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium - Click HERE to watch the event videos. Follow along with the slides. 4th Symposium Slides.pdf4th Symposium Slides.pdf
10/1/2016   3rd Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium - Click HERE to watch presentation videos & review slides.
9/26/15  To the Future and Back II​ - Click HERE to watch event videos or review presentation slides.
9/27/14  To the Future and Back - Parkinson's Disease Tomorrow and Today
     What a success! Thank you to all of our guests for your continuous support and involvement. 
Presentations and video:
​Speaker ​Presentation Title and Slides ​Video
​Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center: Past Present and FutureUniversity of Colorado Movement Disorders Center-Past Present and Future by Benzi Kluger, MD.pdfUniversity of Colorado Movement Disorders Center-Past Present and Future by Benzi Kluger, MD.pdf
 
​Marco Baptista, PhD,      Michael J. Fox Foundation The Role of Genetics and Environment in Parkinson's DiseaseThe Roll of Genetics and Environment in Parkinson's Disease - Marco Baptista.pdfThe Roll of Genetics and Environment in Parkinson's Disease - Marco Baptista.pdf The Role of Genetics and Environment in Parkinson's Disease
​Claudia Marshall,          Michael J. Fox Foundation ​Intro to Fox Trial Finder Intro to Fox Trial Finder - Claudia Marshall.pdfIntro to Fox Trial Finder - Claudia Marshall.pdf Intro to Fox Trial Finder
​Renee Peter, PT and Lee Bernhardt, PT, University of Colorado Hospital ​PWRMoves! Let's Get Moving! PWRMoves! Let's Get Moving!
​Cheryl Siefert, MNM, Parkinson Association of the Rockies ​Congratulations and Celebration Congratulations and Celebration
​Anna Van Pelt, Davis Phinney Foundation ​Resources for Living Well Today Resources for Living Well Today
​Brian Berman, MD, MS, University of Colorado School of Medicine ​Overview of Parkinson's Research at the University of ColoradoOverview of Parkinson's Disease Research at the University of Colorado by Brian Berman MD.pdfOverview of Parkinson's Disease Research at the University of Colorado by Brian Berman MD.pdf Overview of Parkinson's Disease Research at the University of Colorado
​Margaret Schenkman, PT, PhD, FAPTA, University of Colorado School of Medicine ​Exercise and Activity: Evidence and Unanswered Questions Exercise and Activity for PD-Evidence and Unanswered Questions.pdfExercise and Activity for PD-Evidence and Unanswered Questions.pdf Exercise and Activity for PD: Evidence and Unanswered Questions
​Jean Tsai, MD, PhD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
​Sleeping With Parkinson's Disease
Sleeping With Parkinson's Disease
​Benzi Kluger, MD, MS, University of Colorado School of Medicine ​Thinking, Memory, and Parkinson's DiseaseThinking, Memory and Parkinson's Disease - by Benzi Kluger, MD.pdfThinking, Memory and Parkinson's Disease - by Benzi Kluger, MD.pdf Thinking, Memory and Parkinson's Disease
​Olga Klepitskaya, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine ​Surgical Treatments for Parkinson's Disease: The Present and the Future Surgical Treatments for Parkinson's Disease - The Present and the Future by Olga Klepitskaya, MD.pdfSurgical Treatments for Parkinson's Disease - The Present and the Future by Olga Klepitskaya, MD.pdf Surgical Treatments for Parkinson's Disease: The Present and the Future
​Panelists ​Q&A Panel Q&A Panel