2009 IICN / Sanofi Aventis Travel Award

Dr. Karen Doherty was awarded the IICN / Sanofi Aventis Travel Award 2009. Dr. Doherty will travel to the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, London to undertake a one year Clinical Research Fellowship in Movement Disorders under the supervision of Professor Andrew Lees.
Please click the link to follow for the call for applications for the 2010 IICN / Sanofi Aventis Travel award and for details of past award winners IICN/Sanofi Aventis Travel Award

The majority of Movement disorder training is in Parkinson’s disease. Approximately 4,000 people in Northern Ireland suffer from Parkinson’s disease. Some of these patients are looked after by Care of the Elderly Physicians and General Neurologists, but for many of these patients there may be doubts about their diagnosis or their management may become too complicated for those not specialised in Movement disorders. Other conditions under the remit of a Movement disorder specialist include other Parkinsonian syndromes, tremors, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, tics and many less well-known conditions.

Dr. Stanley Hawkins Consultant Neurologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Ms. Vivienne Martin, Sanofi Aventis, Dr. Karen Doherty, Specialist Registrar in Neurology, Queen Square London and Dr. Peter Boers, Consultant Neurologist, Midwest Regional Hospital, Limerick.


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