President’s Page: Should we split neurology into sub-disciplines?

Günther Deuschlby Günther Deuschl Neurology is a young and rapidly expanding field. This has many consequences – and ideas about a possible centrifugal development of neurological specialities are among them. Two major factors are facilitating the separation of sub-disciplines from neurology.… Continue Reading

Paper of the Month: Proteinopathies and prions: A common mechanism for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease

Elena Moroby Elena Moro For October 2015, we have selected: M. Goedert. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease: The prion concept in relation to assembled Aβ, tau, and α-synuclein. Science 2015;349(6248):1255555. Doi: 10.1126/science.12555550. In this review of Michel Goedert, the pathophysiology of the… Continue Reading

Department-Department Programme – Reports from 2015

Report from Floriana Boghez from Romania visiting the Sleep Center, Civic Hospital in Lugano, Switzerland under the supervision of Dr Mauro Manconi I spent six very useful weeks in the Neurology and Neurophysiology Department of the Civic Hospital in Lugano,… Continue Reading

Article recommendations by Scientific Panels

Dear readers, In this issue, we invite you to read three articles which have been carefully chosen by our Scientific Panels: Higher cortical functions, Sleep-wake disorders, and Palliative care: Ossenkopele R, Pijnenburg Y, Perry DC, et al. The behavioural/dysexecutive variant… Continue Reading

Berlin 2015 – Teaching Course Evaluation

Gdovinova_ZuzanaJan Kuksby Zuzana Gdovinova and Jan Kuks, EAN Quality Assurance Subcommittee At the first EAN Congress, held in Berlin in June 2015, more than 3000 participants attended the 25 Teaching Courses and 5 Hands-on courses: The courses with the most… Continue Reading