Combining an academic career with the clinical work is one of the many challenges faced nowadays by neurology resident and neurologist at the beginning of their career. As the number of clinician/scientists grows, the opportunities and potential paths one can choose is also growing exponentially.
The best starting point to characterize Austria is with history. Our small country is deeply rooted in the history of the Habsburg Empire, but at the same time Austria has been a spearhead in modernism of the 20th century, and it is one of the most developed social welfare states in today’s world.
The 6th Annual Congress of the European Academy of Neurology and first Virtual Congress was a record-breaking event, with more than 42,502 registered participants. This makes it the biggest neurology event in history!
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On the last day of the congress, the EAN Scientific Panel of dementia and cognitive disorders organized a symposium with the aim to examine the neuropathological features of non-Alzheimer pathology in the elderly
This interesting session covering the updates on acute stroke treatments started with a lecture by Dr Sandset from Norway. She discussed the last evidence for on- and off-label treatment in intravenous thrombolysis, and started her lecture reminding that all evidence indicate that time is critical in the treatment of stroke. First, the results of the recent WAKE UP trial have been discussed, in which it was demonstrated that the treatment with intravenous alteplase was associated with a favorable outcome in patients with stroke with an unknown time of onset in the presence of MRI features suggesting recent cerebral infarction.
On 25th May 2020, the first virtual general assembly of the Resident and Research Fellow Section (RRFS) of the EAN took place. The assembly received broad participation from RRFS members who were interested in gaining insight into the annual report as well as the new Treasurer elections.