Francisco Cardoso, MD, PhD, FAAN

Dr. Francisco Cardoso is Professor of Neurology in the Movement Disorders Unit, Neurology Service, Internal Medicine Department of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte MG, Brazil.

He obtained his medical degree from the Escola de Ciências Medicas de Alagoas, in Maceio, Brazil, and his doctorate from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, where he also completed his residency. Subsequently, Dr. Cardoso undertook a clinical fellowship in movement disorders at the Parkinson’s Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Cardoso is a member of the editorial board of several neurology journals and a reviewer for an even larger number. He is an acknowledged leader in the field of movement disorders and lectures extensively in the field.

Dr. Cardoso has been active in research that culminated in the discovery of the gene DYT16, which is responsible for a form of autosomal dystonia-parkinsonism and has also performed outstanding research into Sydenham’s chorea.

Dr. Cardoso is currently Chair of the Pan American Section of the Movement Disorders Society.

 

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International Forum: Exploring the National, Regional, and Local Clinical Experience With Botulinum Neurotoxins

In recognition of the country-specific and/or institution-specific differences in the use of BoNTs in clinical practice, this session is designed for clinicians and research scientists to share their experience and insights with global colleagues. A session format combining presentations and a panel discussion will identify and explore these differences in the clinical application of BoNTs relating to: patient populations, treatment protocols, best practices for common indications, pharmacoeconomic considerations, and data for the use of BoNT therapy in innovative ways.

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