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2013 Annual ESSTS Meeting and COST International Conference for Tourette Syndrome - Summary

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The 2013 Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Tourette Syndrome and COST International Conference for Tourette Syndrome was successfully held in Athens on April 26-27, 2013.

The meeting, which was the largest ESSTS Annual Meeting to date, featured presentations from world renowned experts on Tourette Syndrome, who presented current advances in basic research as well as clinical practice.

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With the support of COST Action BM0905, satellite events included the 2013 COST Clinical Training School for Tourette Syndrome, a European Workshop on Deep Brain Stimulation for TS, and the 2nd International Meeting of Tourette Syndrome Patient Groups.

The 2014 ESSTS Annual Meeting will be held in Paris, April 25-26. Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

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Priyamvada Dua, a PhD student from the Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Queen Mary University of London, was the recipient of the 2013 Prof. Mary Robertson Award for Research Contribution.

 

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The 2nd International Meeting of Tourette Syndrome Patient Groups was also held in Athens (April 27, 2013), with representation from Moldova, Spain, Hungary, Israel, Germany, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Norway, and Greece.

 

 

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Prof. Peristera Paschou (ESSTS Chair), Dr. Anne Korsgaard (Founding Member of ESSTS), Prof. Mary Robertson (ESSTS Honorary Lifetime President), Prof. Carol Mathews (University of California San Francisco), Prof. Danielle Cath (Untrecht University).

 

 

 

 

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Prof. Robert King from Yale University was a Keynote Speaker at the 2013 ESSTS Annual Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prof. Marco Grados (Johns Hopkins University), Prof. Carol Mathews (University of California San Francisco), Prof. Tom Fernandez (Yale University) and Prof. Peristera Paschou (Democritus University of Thrace) presented current updates on the genetic etiology of Tourette Syndrome.

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