Stroke Live Course – SLICE 2017
October 2nd – 4th 2017, Nice, France
Over 15 million people suffer from a stroke worldwide each year and recent published trials have demonstrated the need for a combined team approach. Over 3 days,… Continue Reading
A Guideline Group is starting to look at the palliative care for people with multiple sclerosis. Dr Alessandra Solari, from Milan, has been leading an international group, including both neurologists and palliative care specialists. There will also be collaboration with… Continue Reading
By Jose E. Martínez-Rodríguez
More than 9000 participants attended the 32nd Congress of the European Committee for the Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) and the 21st Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in MS in London from September 14th to17th.… Continue Reading
The purpose of EAN is to promote excellence in Neurology in Europe and among other topics the bylaws have detailed this ‘to increase the … standards of neurological services, to support neurological research and to be an organ speaking for neurology as the major medical specialty caring for patients with neurological disorders’. A very important structure of the Society to continuously fulfill this mission are the 31 scientific panels of EAN. These panels did exist already within the former Societies EFNS and ENS but they were organized differently. As they have received some reformation I would like to briefly outline their current function and why this reorganization was necessary.
Gian Luigi Lenzi (GLL): As Member at Large to the EAN, can you illustrate the role you give to EAN within the community of European Neurologists?
Per Soelberg Sorensen (PSS): As member at Large to the EAN I am proud to be a part of this new important amalgamation of ENS and EFNS. It is the aim of the new board to develop EAN into a European organisation that can match the American Academy of Neurology in worldwide importance.
Alan J. Thompson is Dean of the Faculty of Brain Science at the University College London and the first ever recipient of ECTRIMS Award of Honorary Membership 2012
Gian Luigi Lenzi (GLL): What are the recent achievements in the diagnosis… Continue Reading