eBrain session of the month: Neuro-rehabilitation

Ebrain e-learning programme is a gold standard in interactive online learning for professionals in neurosciences. This exciting web-based learning resource is designed to support training and continuous professional development for clinical neuroscience trainees, consultants and non-specialists. Members of the EAN… Continue Reading

Paper of the Month: Lumboperitoneal shunt surgery for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

Elena Moroby Elena Moro For July 2015, we have selected: Kazui H, Miyajima M, Mori E, Ishikawa M, for the SINPHONI-2 Investigators. Lumboperitoneal shunt surgery for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (SINPHONI-2): an open-label randomized trial. Lancet Neurology 2015;14:585-594. The decision to… Continue Reading

Science from a Tweet: Regeneration of tissue: humans not so (genetically) far from lizards?

by Delia Lenzi Impressive results emerge from a study recently published in Science from a group of scientists who were able to identify a small-molecule inhibitor of 15-PGDH (SW033291) that increases prostaglandin PGE2 levels in bone marrow and other tissues.… Continue Reading

Taking the Bear by the Teeth in Berlin – 7th Examination of the European Board of Neurology (EBN)

by Jan Kuks, Gabrielle Lohner UEMS Section of Neurology – European Board of Neurology “The European board Exam should be a reference of excellence recognised by all European countries.” This was the slogan of one of the candidates, taking the… Continue Reading

EAYNT Special Session – 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology 2015

During 20th and 23rd of June 2015, Berlin was the capital of European neurology. At the 1st Congress of European Academy of Neurology, young neurologists had a session specially organized for them by the European Association of Young Neurologists and… Continue Reading

Scientific Corner: Article Recommendations Higher Cortical Functions

In this issue of Neuropenews we would like to invite you to read the following interesting articles which were kindly chosen by our Subspecialty Scientific Panel on Higher Cortical Functions. Memory Redick, Thomas S., et al.: “Measuring working memory capacity… Continue Reading

Scientific Corner: Rare Neurological Diseases are a Pandora Box for Neurology

by Antonio Federico, Chair of the EAN Scientific Committee A list of the Rare Neurological Diseases (RND) consists of more than 5000 disorders. Half of them has a neurological interest including the central and peripheral nervous system or muscles, or… Continue Reading