We look forward to sharing the knowledge and expertise of this wonderful National Keynote Speaker line up at the 2020 Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart this April.
Dr Andrew Evans
Please give a warm welcome to Dr Andrew Evans.
Dr Andrew Evans is a neurologist with more than 15 years specialist experience. He has developed a large team as Director of the Movement Disorder Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital.
He specialises in management and treatment of Parkinson’s patients and other movement disorder patients, offering a range of device-aided therapies to patients with Parkinson’s disease. As a consultant neurologist at the Melbourne Psychiatric Centre, Dr Evans is working within a quaternary referral service providing diagnosis and management of complex patients with a range of neurodegenerative syndromes including application and management of post-operative psychosurgery patients.
Dr Evans’ early research brought to light a range of impulsive and compulsive behaviours in Parkinson’s disease and highlighted the mechanisms underlying these providing critical insight into other behavioural symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease and disorders of addictions. He has published widely on this and other areas with currently over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has written 5 books. His current research interests include investigator driven studies for Parkinson’s disease with specific emphasis on identification and management of non-motor symptoms including pain. He has been active in a number of Phase I studies of putative novel neuroprotective agent’s in Parkinson’s.
We are delighted to have Dr Andrew Evans involved in APS 2020, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.
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