• Welcome!

    Whole day tour and dinner for all meeting attendants
  • 9:00 Welcome & Membership Updates Jim Maraganore, Medical Director (USA)
    9:30 Polyglutamine repeats and PD Manu Sharma (Germany)
    10:15 Coffee & posters
    11:00 RVCD sequencing & genotyping project Carles Vilarino-Guell (Canada)
    12:00 Lunch Katerina Markopoulou & Videomessage
    13:30 DataBlitz & Discussion all attending GEoPD members
    15:00 Coffee & posters
    15:30 DataBlitz & Discussion
    17:00 Adjourn
    17:00 Closed Meeting, GEoPD Steering Committee
    • BJ Jeon
    • Matt Farrer
    • Jim Maraganore
    • Rejko Kruger
    • Jesse Theuns
    • John Ioannidis
    19:00 Closed Dinner, GEoPD Steering Committee All other meeting attendants free to discover Seoul, list of recommended restaurants to be provided
  • AM - Parkinson's disease in Asia/Australia
    Moderator: B Jeon, Korea
    8:30 Introduction to the region/program B Jeon (Korea)
    8:40 What's shakin' down under: An update from the Queensland Parkinson's project George Mellick (Australia)
    9:20 The China Biomarker Initiative for Parkinson's Disease Piu Chan (China)
    10:00 Coffee & posters
    10:30 LRRK2 study in Taiwan: Genetic analysis and functional assay Christy Lin (Taiwan)
    11:10 Familial PD in Japan Nobu Hattori (Japan)
    11:50 Gene therapy for parkinsonism; the promise and pitfalls Shin-ichi Muramatsu (Japan)
    12:30 Lunch
    13:40 A novel regulatory role of PINK1 in mitochondrial complex IV: Mechanism and Therapeutics Jin Son (Korea)
    14:20 Mechanism of paracrine activation of microglia via neuronal alpha-synuclein Seung-Jae Lee (Korea)
    15:00 Coffee & posters Koji Yamanaka
    15:40 Highlights of PD Research in Singapore EK Tan (Singapore)
    16:20 Panel discussion - Unmet needs, outreach and collaborative efforts in Aia
    16:30 Mitochondrial pathology in PD - therapeutic approaches
    special seminar
    Rejko Kruger (Gemany)
    17:20 Adjourn
    18:00 Dinner All meeting attendants
  • Posters, Annual Members Meeting
    Moderator: Rejko Kruger, Germany
    8:00 Guided poster tour Jan Aasly (Norway)
    10:00 Annual administrative meeting of the members
    • Jim Maraganore (USA)
    • Matt Farrer (Canada)
    12:00 Lunch
    PM - Korean Public Meeting (GEoPD members invited)
    GEoPD members invited
    Genetics of Parkinson's Disease: Past Lessons & Future Opportunities
    Moderator: BJ Jeon, Korea
    13:00 Next-generation sequencing; the new frontier Carles Vilarino-Guell (Canada)
    13:40 Cellular pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease: a unified genetic etiology? Matt Farrer (Canada)
    14:20 Cell-based therapeutics; lessons from fetal grafts to iPS Jeff Kordower (USA)
    15:00 Coffee break
    15:30 Neuroimaging; leveraging endophenotypes to make discoveries Norbert Bruggemann (Germany)
    16:20 Back to the Future: from Greek Oracles to DNA Prediction Jim Maraganore (USA)
    17:00 Panel discussion
    17:15 Adjourn