Conference Programme - 18 September 2017

Time Speaker Title
12:30 WELCOME AND REGISTRATION
13:15 Sally Bromley Introduction
13:20 Dr Patrick Lewis James Parkinson and the disease bearing his name
13:35 Prof. Chrystalina Antoniades PD clinical research today
13:50 Dr Arthur Roach, Dr Richard Wyse, Prof Richard Wade-Martins Panel discussion:
The promise of future therapies
Moderator: Dr Kevin McFarthing
14:30 Prof. Helen Dawes, Sophie Gwilym, Sarah Wheatley Staying active with Parkinson's
15:00 BREAK
15:35 RETAIN AND IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE
Moderator: Paul Mayhew-Archer
15:35 Alex Reed The four pillars of PD
15:50 Emma Lawton What Parkinson's Taught Me
16:00 Dr Jim Sheridan Measuring yourself
16:10 Sally Bromley First Steps
16:20 Dr Michele Hu PD trials coming soon near you

This talk will briefly summarise innovative research studies on the immediate horizon, that people with Parkinson's within Oxfordshire and the wider Thames Valley will be able to consider taking part in. Supported by the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre, forthcoming clinical trials will include novel immunotherapies with alpha-synuclein antibody infusions, diabetic treatments including the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist exenatide, and wearable devices to treat gait freezing in Parkinson's.

16:30 Alex Reed, Emma Lawton, John Foster Panel discussion:
Living better with Parkinson's
Moderator: Jo Bromley
17:10 Paul Mayhew-Archer Parkinson's - the funny side
17:30 REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING
18:00 Finish