The Neurological Field Continues to Update

In recent years, there has been tremendous growth in new diagnostic information, pharmacological and neurosurgical treatments for neurological disease, as well as a greater understanding of brain function. Our news section informs you of ongoing topics with a potential worldwide influence. In addition to this section, we inform through our social media platforms to keep connect with our member more easier than before. 

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  • World Federation of Neurology News
    We inform you on our projects and activities, the journal updates, the WFN committee update and more...
  • Neurology News
    Update on interesting news and current activities with worldwide scope. From the history of neurology through the modern technology that shape neurology nowadays.
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    Selected content extracted from WFN World Neurology.

World Federation of Neurology News

4 Aug 2022

Montreal Department Visit Program 2022

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (The Neuro), together with the Canadian Neurological Society (CNS), are pleased to invite two colleagues from Central or South America, and one neurology trainee or junior faculty from Africa to visit the Neurology Department of The Neuro at McGill University in Quebec, Canada.

31 Jul 2022

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 439 now available

Vol. 439, August 2022 now available

21 Jul 2022

World Neurology: May/Junel issue now available online

The issue begins with the President's Column, where WFN President Dr. Wolfgang Grisold updates on many of the current and evolving global activities, major events, and projects that the WFN is involved in. Kimberly Karlshoej, WFN strategy and program director, updates us on the Intersectorial Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurologic Disorders (IGAP) 2022-2031 and its recent adoption by the World Health Assembly.

Neurology News

11 Aug 2022

Monkeypox and Neurology

The World Health Organization recently declared monkeypox a global public health emergency of international concern. Monkeypox is a viral zoonosis caused by a double-stranded DNA virus in the Orthopoxvirus genus, transmitted to humans from animals -- with symptoms similar to smallpox although clinically less severe.

28 Jul 2022

Cell by cell, scientists are building a high-resolution map of brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease

A massive dataset of 1.2M brain cells shines a light on disease’s cellular roots.





21 Jul 2022

New study finds pulsed MRI system could deliver drugs to the brain

Combined MRI/neuromodulation/drug delivery system could revolutionize mental health and neurological therapy






International Meetings & Events

32nd International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology (ICCN 2022)

4 Sep 2022 - 8 Sep 2022
The ICNMD International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases is organized on behalf of the Neuromuscular Disorders Applied Research Group of the World Federation of Neurology. Since 2014, the...

Hydrocephalus 2022

9 Sep 2022 - 12 Sep 2022
HYDROCEPHALUS 2022 is the 14th Annual Meeting of The International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders.  

2nd Abu Dhabi Brain Conference

17 Sep 2022 - 18 Sep 2022
Abu Dhabi Brain Conference (#ADBC2022) in its 2nd edition, will include expert-led educational workshops and plenary sessions by the leaders in neurology. The Conference will have sessions on...

5th Swiss Federation of Clinical Neuro-Societies (SFCNS) Congress

28 Sep 2022 - 30 Sep 2022
The main topics of the Plenary Sessions will cover Dementia, Artificial intelligence, Gender, COVID-19 and Game Changing publications of the recent years.

EANO School of Neuro-Oncology

1 Oct 2022
The EAN Brain Health Strategy – ‘one brain, one life, one approach’ – aims to develop a holistic approach to brain health which benefits society not just through a decreased healthcare burden due to...
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