Professor Simon Lewis presentation – February 22


Parkinson’s ACT recently announced that  Professor Simon Lewis will be giving a presentation in Canberra in February.  We can now announce the details.

The presentation is titled

             How will we ever cure Parkinson’s?

and it will be followed by a Q&A session.

Registration is

– free for Parkinson’s ACT members, and

– $20 for members of the public.

Even though registration is free for PACT members it is necessary to formally register so that we can manage attendance limits and catering numbers.  We will post registration information to those of our members without an email account.

Registration is available now online on Eventbrite at

Location:   Southern Cross Club, Woden
Date:          Friday 22 February, 2019
Time:         1:30pm registration check-in;    2pm – 4pm Presentation and Q&A.

A light lunch, coffee and tea will be provided from 1:30pm

More detail and FAQs can be found in the attached flyer and also on Eventbrite.


About Professor Lewis:

You will no doubt be aware that in addition to his research and clinical work Professor Lewis is a tireless educator and communicator on Parkinson’s. The information he provides on his website is testament to that.  We appreciate his kind offer to volunteer his time to present to you in Canberra.

Simon Lewis is an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Fellow who is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sydney.  He is the Clinical Director of the Ageing Brain Clinic and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease Research Clinic at the Brain & Mind Centre and heads the NSW Movement Disorders Brain Donor program.  He has published over 200 peer review papers, 2 books and 7 book chapters and has attracted over $5 Million in funding from various sources including the NHMRC, ARC and Michael J Fox Foundation to support his research interests targeting quality of life in neurodegenerative diseases.