eBrain Session of the month: Focus on Neurological Infections

by Thomas Berger
Summer time is travel time. Hence, millions of holiday-makers criss-cross the globe. Infections, prevalent in some geographical areas more than others, might be an unexpected and potentially harmful „souvenir“ back home. (Differential-) diagnosis of such infections involving… Continue Reading

Science from a Tweet: new insight on proteinopathies from Huntington’s disease

No doubt, the evidence is piling up: misfolded protein pathologies can spread throughout the nervous system in a prion-like fashion. Diseases and proteins concerned include Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal lobe dementia (Tau), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SOD1) and Parkinson’s disease (α-synuclein).… Continue Reading

6th Regional Teaching Course (RTC) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – Lusaka, Zambia, June 19th – 21st, 2014

by Erich Schmutzhard  and Eveline Sipido

The 6th Regional Training Course in Sub-Saharan Africa addressing Neurology took place from 19th to 21st June in Lusaka, Zambia and was hosted by the University of Zambia. The training was organised by the… Continue Reading