MOOC on “Parkinson Disease”

MOOC on “Parkinson Disease”

A free MOOC on “Parkinson disease” is now available (French language). It invites you to discover this disease on which research is still intense. What are the first clinical signs? What are the  causes? What is happening inside the brain? Is it a disease of the motor memory? How to treat it? What are the new therapies under developpement? The MOOC registration is already open and first training are starting on the 1rst of october 2018.

Registration on the FUN platform (free)

  • Start of trainings: 1st October 2018
  • End of registration: 23rd November 2018
  • End of trainings : 3rd of December 2018
  • Time requested : 2h30/week

Two pathways available

The MOOC propose two pathways. One is aimed towards the patients, their family, their caregivers and the general audience concerned by the topic. The second is aimed towards health professionals, medical students and researchers.

The result of a national collaboration

Numerous clinicians and researchers have mobilized at the French national level to propose this training.

The Duo Philippe Damier-Constance Hammond, after building up the MOOC content, will animate the discussions and will reply to your questions on the MOOC forum.


The MOOC has been produced by the University of Nantes. Le MOOC est produit par l’université de Nantes. Animations have been done by  man-imal . Patient associationsFrance Parkinson and Afa  have also contributed to the MOOC production as well as the  NS-Park clinical research network.

Special thanks to the video capture services:

 Aix-Marseille Université, Sorbonne Universités, universities of Bordeaux, Clermont Auvergne, Lille, Lyon 1 and Rennes 1l’Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière, and BTS audiovisuel du lycée Carnot Cannes.


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