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

29 May 2020

WFN invites bids to host WCN 2025 in Asia and Oceania

The World Federation of Neurology is pleased to invite bids to from member societies in the Asia and Oceania region to host the World Congress of Neurology (WCN) in 2025 at a suitable venue.

22 May 2020

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 413 now available

Vol. 413, June 2020 now available

16 May 2020

World Neurology: April/May issue now available online

This issue begins with the important message from the president of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), Dr. William Carroll, to all our member societies and neurologists worldwide, with regard to the COVID-19 crisis. In Dr. Carroll's adjoining President's Column, he also reviews the current status of the many activities and plans for the WFN, and in another adjoining column, reports on the recent successes with regard to the WFN's activities with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Neurology News

27 May 2020

Optimal time to treat Huntington’s disease identified

The earliest brain changes due to Huntington’s disease can be detected 24 years before clinical symptoms show, according to a new UCL-led study.

21 May 2020

HKBU invents nanostructure that stimulates growth of stem cells for Parkinson’s disease treatment

Researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have invented a nanostructure that can stimulate neural stem cells to differentiate into nerve cells. They found that the transplantation of these nerve cells into rats with Parkinson's disease progressively improved their symptoms, with the new cells replacing damaged nerve cells around the transplantation site. 

15 May 2020

New Report Outlines Current Understanding of Neurological Complications Associated With COVID-19

The Environmental Neurology Specialty Group (ENSG) of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has published a report that details current understanding of the neurologic impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The report, published in the Journal of Neurological Sciences, describes various cases across the world of COVID-19 and the associated incidence of several different neurological complications, including headache, cerebrovascular disease, Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), and Miller Fisher syndrome.