Special Award for services to the EACPT for Michael Orme

The EACPT presented a Special Award for services to the EACPT for Professor Michael Orme. 

The Award was accepted on his behalf at the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva by EACPT co-founder Professor Folke Sjöqvist. 

Michael Orme  qualified in medicine from Cambridge University and King’s College Hospital in London in 1965. He trained in internal medicine and clinical pharmacology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London and at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.…

2013 EACPT Scientific Award for new treatment approach for Parkinson’s disease

The EACPT is delighted to announce that the 2013 EACPT Scientific Award goes to Dr David Devos from the Department of Medical Pharmacology at the Université Lille Nord de France. The EACPT Scientific Award is for the report by Dr Devos about a new approach to treating Parkinson’s disease. 
The paper, for which Dr Devos was corresponding author, was published in the July 2012 issue of

Dr David Devos

the high impact international journal –  Lancet Neurology, entitled:
‘Methylphenidate for gait hypokinesia and freezing in patients with Parkinson’s disease undergoing subthalamic stimulation: a multicentre, parallel, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.’
The prize, which includes a 2000 € award, will be presented to Dr Devos at the 11th EACPT Congress in Geneva 28th – 31st August 2013.…