Elena Moro (EM): We congratulate you on your appointment as new Chair of the MDS-European Section. Which role do you expect the MDS-European Section to cover within the EAN and the European neurology world? How do you foresee the cooperation between the MDS-ES and the EAN? Which main joint educational initiatives would you particularly promote and why? Joaquim Ferreira (JF): First I would like to start by congratulating the EAN and its Board for the success of the first congress in Berlin. The founding of the EAN is a major achievement for the world of neurology and will have positive implications that will reach beyond European borders. I would also like to extend my compliments to all stakeholders who had the vision and the generosity to contribute to this major cause.
Following invitation by Alzheimer Europe, Professor Günther Deuschl, EAN President, and the EAN Board accepted to sign the Alzheimer Europe Glasgow Declaration. The “Glasgow Declaration” calls for the creation of a European Dementia Strategy and national strategies in every country… Continue Reading
Neurology is a rapidly developing field and many diseases have lost their poor or even fatal prognosis through scientific progress. Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, infections of the nervous system, epilepsies and many other diseases were barely untreatable only 50 years ago but can now be effectively treated and sometimes even cured. But all this progress needs to be brought to the patient. The providers who take care of this are the neurologists. Moreover, neurological disorders are among the most frequent diseases. This is increasingly recognised by the different European national health systems and luckily we have a constantly increasing number of neurologists in Europe. They are united in different national Societies and within the Academy at European level.
by Günther Deuschl Dear colleagues, The European Academy of Neurology (EAN) has been founded on the 3rd of June 2014 in Istanbul. A new era of European neurology is starting because all neurologists in this part of the world have… Continue Reading