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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    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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World Federation of Neurology News

21 Feb 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 410 now available

Vol. 410, March 2020 now available

18 Feb 2020

WFN at the 146th Session of the WHO Executive Board Meeting

On 3-8 February, the 146th Session of the WHO Executive Board took place. The World Federation of Neurology successfully supported the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in the adoption of a decision by the WHO Executive Board in relation to epilepsy and other neurological disorders.

12 Feb 2020

WFN Elections: call for nominations

The Nominating Committee of the World Federation of Neurology invites nominations for the position of Elected Trustee for a three year period.

Neurology News

19 Feb 2020

Machine learning identifies personalized brain networks in children

Machine learning is helping Penn Medicine researchers identify the size and shape of brain networks in individual children, which may be useful for understanding psychiatric disorders.

12 Feb 2020

Gene therapy can protect against ALS and SMA-related cell death

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Milan in Italy have identified a gene in human neurons that protects against the degeneration of motor neurons in the deadly diseases ALS and SMA.

12 Feb 2020

Sleep Problems in Children, Teens with Autism Are Focus of New AAN Guideline

It is not uncommon for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder to struggle with sleep. To help families, neurologists and other healthcare providers make decisions on the best treatments, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism.