2014 International Congress Abstracts

2014 Congress Poster Session Schedule


Exhibition Hall B, Stockholmsmassen (convention center)
*No poster sessions on Sunday
Monday, June 9
Basic Science 1-103
Gene Therapies and Cell-base Therapies 104-112
Genetics 113-181
Neuroimaging 182-262
Parkinsonisms (secondary and parkinsonism-plus) 263-342
Parkinson's disease: Neuropharmacology 343-392
Tuesday, June 10
Quality of life / caregiver burden in movement disorders 393-406
Parkinson's disease: Quality of life / caregiver burden 407-474
Rating scales 475-484
Parkinson's disease: Rating scales 485-514
Choreas (non-HD) 515-530
Clinical Electrophysiology 531-547
History 548-550
Huntington's disease 551-594
Lewy Body Dementia and other dementias in movement disorders 595-606
Parkinson's disease: Clinical Trials 607-745
Parkinson's disease: Electrophysiology 746-782
Wednesday, June 11
*Late-Breaking Abstracts  
*Study Group Abstracts  
Parkinson's disease: sleep disorders 783-810
Restless legs syndrome 811-821
Drug-Induced movement disorders 822-832
Neuropharmacology 833-841
Parkinson's disease: Behavioral disorders 842-908
Parkinson's disease: Cognition 909-1004
Parkinson's disease: Phenomenology 1005-1073
Pediatric movement disorders 1074-1099
Spasticity 1100-1110
Tics/stereotypies 1111-1123
Tremor 1124-1163
Wilson's disease, storage and metabolic movement disorders 1164-1169
Thursday, June 12
Surgical Therapy: Parkinson's disease 1170-1240
Surgical Therapy: Other Movement Disorders 1241-1272
Ataxia 1273-1319
Dystonia 1320-1454
Education in movement disorders 1455-1474
Epidemiology 1475-1512
Myoclonus 1513-1522
Parkinson's disease: Dysautonomia 1523-1558

*Late-Breaking Abstracts and Study Group Abstract presentations will take place Wednesday, June 11, but posters will be on display from Monday - Thursday throughout the duration of the International Congress.


2014 Guided Poster Tours

Guided Poster Tours will give groups of delegates an opportunity to hear discussion on a select group of abstracts in several sub-categories. Please see the Guided Poster Tour schedule below. Attendance is granted on a first-come, first-served basis according to room size.

All Guided Poster Tour abstracts are also presented as a poster during the regularly scheduled poster sessions.

2014 Guided Poster Tour Schedule



*No Guided Poster Tours on Sunday

Monday, June 9

GPT 1 Huntington's disease Room A7
GPT 2 Lewy body dementia and other dementias in movement disorders Room A8
GPT 3 Parkinson's disease: Clinical Trials Room A9
GPT 4 Rating scales and assessment tools Room K21

Tuesday, June 10

GPT 5 Genetics Room A7
GPT 6 Parkinson's disease: Behavioral disorers Room A8
GPT 7 Parkinson's disease: Neuropharmacology Room A9
GPT 8 Surgical Therapy: Movement disorders other than Parkinson's disease Room K21

Wednesday, June 11

GPT 9 Basic Science Room A7
GPT 10 Dystonia Room A8
GPT 11 Parkinsonisms (secondary and parkinsonism-plus) Room A9
GPT 12 Surgical Therapy: Parkinson's disease Room K21

Thursday, June 12

GPT 13 Sleep disorders and RLS Room A7
GPT 14 Parkinson's disese: Cognition Room A8
GPT 15 Parkinson's disease: Phenomenology Room A9
GPT 16 Tremor Room K21


For questions regarding abstract posters or the Guided Poster Tours, please contact the MDS International Secretariat at congress@movementdisorders.org.



  • All posters must be printed horizontally (see diagram below).
  • Poster display boards are 191 cm wide x 120cm tall; all posters must be printed to fit within the confines of the poster display board.
  • Posters must remain within the width of your assigned display board and may not overlap onto other boards. Any posters that do not remain within the allotted space of their assigned poster board will be removed without prior notice.
  • Posters will be affixed to the poster boards with Velcro, which will be provided for you during set-up.
  • All poster boards are covered in Velcro cloth; use of staples, tacks, pins, or tape is not permitted.
  • MDS will not print, deliver, or set-up your poster for you.
  • Authors are responsible for transportation and set-up of posters.


Poster display boards will appear as illustrated below; in landscape orientation:



  • What is my abstract number?
    Your abstract number is the number assigned to your accepted abstract and poster, and can be found in your abstract acceptance letter. You will use this number to locate your poster board in the Exhibition Hall, and in the final abstract publication.
  • What is my publication (pub) number?
    This is the same as your abstract number. You will use this number to locate your poster board in the Exhibition Hall, and in the final abstract publication.
  • Can I hand out information on my poster during my poster session?
    For the safety of all attendees, any handout information must be carried by hand. Materials are not allowed to be placed on the floor, or in any way that might obstruct the viewing and / or mobility of any poster presenter or poster viewer. Any materials found in the walkway or standing areas near the posters will be discarded without notification.
  • Can I set up a table for handouts?
    No, furniture is not allowed in the poster viewing area. If you would like to hand out information about your poster during your poster presentation, you must carry it with you and distribute by hand.
  • Can I set up a laptop during my poster session?
    Any laptop / electrical equipment that you bring must be carried with you at all times, and cannot obstruct the viewing or hearing of any other poster presenter or poster viewer. *MDS is not liable for any lost or stolen materials
  • Are there electrical outlets near the poster area?
  • Are all accepted abstracts presented as a poster?
    Yes, all accepted abstracts are presented as a poster; however authors that are selected for a Guided Poster Tour will also present their poster in a brief oral presentation reviewing the highlights and research of their poster. Guided Poster Tour notifications will be sent separately from regular abstract acceptance letters.
  • When will my abstract be published?
    All accepted abstracts will be published on June 8, 2014 in the MDS Journal.
  • How will published abstracts be distributed at Congress?
    All accepted abstracts will be available as a USB in the registration area during the International Congress. All registered delegates will receive one (1) abstract USB along with their International Congress registration materials.
  • Can I alter the text of my accepted abstract on my poster?
    You can slightly modify the text on your poster as long as it does not significantly alter the content / outcome of your abstract research.
  • Can I store my poster until I am able to pick it up? *
    No, MDS will not hold your poster for you. Please plan to collect your poster between 18:00 - 19:00 on the day of your presentation. You may request a colleague or co-author to collect on your behalf without prior MDS notification.

    *Any posters, poster carriers/canisters, or materials left behind after 19:00 on the day of your poster presentation will be discarded.



  • When do I set up my Late-Breaking or Study Group Abstract poster? When do I remove it?
    Late-Breaking Abstract posters and Study Group Abstract posters should be set-up before 09:00 on Monday, June 9, in the designated area of the Exhibition Hall. Posters will remain on display throughout the duration of the Congress, and can be removed after 17:00 on Thursday, June 12.


Please Note: Cameras are not allowed in any of the poster viewing areas.