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Prof. Marios Politis: Global Conference on Debates in Neurology 2023

Prof. Marios Politis has been invited to speak at the Global Conference on Debates in Neurology on several occasions. His research has led to an extensive exploration of the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, and other movement disorders.

Let’s delve into details about the 17th Global Conference on Debates in Neurology (CONy), set to take place from March 23rd to 25th, 2023, in the captivating city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

CONy is eagerly welcoming participants back to its in-person meeting structure, with an esteemed faculty prepared to share their expertise. The conference encourages all attendees to actively participate, casting votes in debates and engaging with faculty members in open dialogues.

Prof. Marios Politis, a Neurology & Neuroimaging Professor and Consultant Neurologist, leads the Neurodegeneration Imaging Group. His research involves clinical observations and the utilization of MR and PET imaging to investigate the pathophysiology, causes, and impacts of novel therapies in neurodegenerative disorders. With substantial experience, he has overseen various observational and interventional trials.

Throughout his career, Prof. Politis has been honored with esteemed awards from institutions such as the Royal College of Physicians, Movement Disorder Society, European Academy of Neurology, and Society of Nuclear and Molecular Imaging. He is also a recipient of the Jon Stolk Award in Movement Disorders from the American Academy of Neurology.

The primary themes of the Global Conference on Debates in Neurology 2023 will encompass:

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Headache
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders (NMOSD)
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neuroepidemiology
  • Parkinson’s Disease

The 16th Global Conference on Debates in Neurology was virtually held, with delegates participating in the ECF symposium on March 25th, 2022, engaging in a discussion on Evaluating Treatment Response in Progressive MS with Professors Letizia Leocani, Nicola De Stefano, Giancarlo Comi, Hans-Peter Hartung, and Per Soelberg Sörensen.

Under the leadership of Multiple Sclerosis Section Heads Olaf Stüve, Giancarlo Comi, and Klaus Schmierer, MS Debates at the 2016 event addressed topics such as the microbiome as a treatment focus, the efficacy of lifestyle interventions in managing the disease, and hematopoietic stem cell therapies.

Prof. Marios Politis actively participates in various organizations, including the British Neuroscience Association, Movement Disorder Society, and American Academy of Neurology. He imparts neuroscience, neurology, and neuroimaging knowledge to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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