Lahore: A Seminar on updates on Management of Parkinson Disease and Movement disorder was held in Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) by department of Neurology.  Prof Akbar Chaudhry, Principle of Azhra Naheed Medical College, participated as a chief guest and Prof Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor of Fatima Jinnah University (FJMU) was guest of honor. The purpose of seminar was to give awareness about Parkinson disease.  Expert told the audience that the disease in a progressive Neuro degenerative disease causing disability and this can be effectively treated by early diagnosis and management. The overall prevalence in the world is estimated at 6.5 million at present and expected to double in the next 10 to 20 years. In Pakistan alone there are estimated to be 450,000 persons affected from this disease. –PR

Expert discussed DBS as surgical procedure and gave opinion when to put this option. Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor FJMU describes the audience positive changing of FJMU, treatment of Patients and research culture. Dr. Muhammad Adnan Aslam, Chairman Department of Neurology told about facilities available in department both diagnostic as well as treatment related. This seminar was attended by large number of doctors and medical students