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. 

 WFN FaceBook twitter linkedin round blue

Our subcategories on News include:

  • 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.
  • Extracts from WFN World Neurology
    Selected content extracted from WFN World Neurology.

World Federation of Neurology News


27 May 2022

The Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and other Neurological Disorders Adopted at WHO’s World Health Assembly

The adoption of IGAP results from years of work and consultations with WFN, other members of the Global Neurological Alliance, the WHO Secretariat and the Member States.


26 May 2022

WFN Elections 2022: Nominating Committee Recommendations

Recommendations of the WFN Nominating Committee for Secretary General and Elected Trustee posts falling vacant with effect from the 2022 Annual General Meeting (Council of Delegates)

18 May 2022

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 437 now available

Vol. 437, June 2022 now available

Neurology News

19 May 2022

Using light and sound to reveal rapid brain activity in unprecedented detail

Duke researchers use a combination of hardware innovations and machine learning algorithms to create the fastest photoacoustic imaging tool available.




29 Apr 2022

Scientists detail brain dynamics implicated in neurological conditions

UNC School of Medicine researchers used fMRI and a genetic mouse model to study the effects of a neurotransmitter on brain network functional connectivity, a dynamic process crucial for human health and behavior




28 Apr 2022

UvA scientists create highly detailed 3D reconstruction of a human brain

A team led by scientists from the University of Amsterdam, have combined MRI and microscopy to produce 3D images of two entire brains with a previously unmatched level of detail. Their findings have been published in the journal Science Advances.



International Meetings & Events

Intersectoral Global Action Plan on Epilepsy and Other Neurological Disorders

28 May 2022 13:00 - 14:00
Join the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and World Federation of Neurology (WFN) for a virtual...

Brain Health Summit (EAN)

31 May 2022 13:00 - 16:15
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...

World Environment Day 2022 Webinar

3 Jun 2022 13:00 - 14:45
Environment, Climate and Neurological Diseases 

17th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD 2022)

5 Jul 2022 - 9 Jul 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...

14th European Epilepsy Congress

9 Jul 2022 - 13 Jul 2022
1 3 4