Genetic variants in Parkinson’s: impact on a personalized physiotherapy approach.

Date & Time 6 April 2022 at 14:00HRS UTC time and 22:00hrs UTC TIME
Address remote access
Location virtual
Tags , ,

Please register here.


  • Mariella Graziano, PT, BSc
  • Dr Rosie Morris, PhD

Mrs Mariella Graziano PT BSc (Hons) is a physiotherapy trainer at ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, which is a member of the ParkinsonNet international network. Mariella runs her neurological physiotherapy practice in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.  She is currently developing an interest in the impact genetic variants in Parkinson’s have for adapting physiotherapy interventions.  Mariella is Past President of the Association of Physiotherapists in Parkinson’s Disease Europe (2000-2018), one of the  authors of the European Physiotherapy Guideline for Parkinson’s, and Past chair of the INPTA MDS Subgroup.

Dr Rosie Morris is a physiotherapist and Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne UK. Dr Morris’s work focuses on gait, balance and falls in people with Parkinson’s disease. Recently, Dr Morris completed a post-doctoral position at Oregon Health and Science University with Professor Fay Horak where she worked on a large multi-site study to understand the influence of genetic variants on gait and balance function in people with Parkinson’s disease. Dr Morris is the secretary for the INPA MDS Subgroup and is the lead of the Parkinson’s UK Research Interest Group for the North East and North Cumbria region.


  • Prof. Dr. Anat Mirelman
  • Prof. Dr. Colleen Canning

You can attend the webinar that works for your time zone.

Check the time in your time zone here.

The webinar will be recorded and will be freely available to watch on our website after the event.