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

5 Dec 2019

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) December 2019 issue

The WFN December 2019 issue of the OPEN ACCESS journal eNeurologicalSci Vol. 17 is now available online.

30 Nov 2019

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 407 now available

Vol. 407, November 2019 now available

26 Nov 2019

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne wins AMA Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Award

WFN's Professor Tissa Wijertne was delighted to win AMA Victoria's Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Award that recognises and celebrates outstanding achievements and significant contributions made by individuals in the pursuit of excellent healthcare in Victoria, Australia.

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Neurology News

3 Dec 2019

World first as artificial neurons developed to cure chronic diseases

For the first time researchers successfully reproduced the electrical properties of biological neurons onto semiconductor chips.

22 Nov 2019

Accelerating Medicines Partnership launches data knowledge portal for Parkinson’s disease

The Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program for Parkinson’s disease (PD) has launched a data portal to provide de-identified information collected from 4,298 PD patients and healthy controls to researchers working to develop effective therapies for the disease. The portal enables researchers to study complex data sets and perform genome-wide analyses at a scale previously impossible.

22 Nov 2019

Ethical Challenges of Human Research with Neural Devices

In a recent paper published in JAMA Neurology, a collaborative team of ethics and neuroscience experts highlight key ethical issues surrounding neural device research and provide points to consider for researchers and others working in this space.

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