Register to the EAN Congress 2016 in Copenhagen only via and! Any congress registration purchased via a different website will be invalid. If you are not sure where to register, please contact the EAN Head Office at… Continue Reading

President’s Page: The Burden of Neurological Diseases is still highly underestimated – improvement is in sight

Deuschl 2015 Fotoby Günther Deuschl Many political decisions within the health system are critical depending on the number of patients affected by a particular disease group and hence which discipline of medicine is responsible for the care of these patients. This applies… Continue Reading

Interview with Terrence L. Cascino, President of the American Academy of Neurology

Terrence Cascino    David Vodušek (DV): As President of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and active neuro-oncologist you are confronted with the full panorama of neurological sciences. How will you bridge the very specific and the very broad? Terrence Cascino (TC): The… Continue Reading

Interview with Thomas Skordas of the DG for communication networks, content and technology, European Commission

Thomas Skordas_foto“Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe’s global competitiveness”, Thomas Skordas. Elena Moro (EM): Can you briefly illustrate to the Neuropenews readers what are the FET – Future… Continue Reading

eBrain Session of the Month: Neurodegenerative diseases

eBbrain e-learning programme ( is a gold standard in interactive online learning tool for professionals in neuroscience. The vast majority of important neurological topics are already covered by eBrain. The others are in the process of developing. The module on… Continue Reading

Neurological News from Denmark I – the land of the 2nd EAN congress 2016: Danish Headache Research

Olsesen_Jes by Jes Olesen For almost 100 years there have been Danish neurologists with a dedicated interest in migraine and other headache disorders. 50 years ago the champion was Dr. Dalsgaard-Nielsen and my mentor Erik Skinhøj got his interest in migraine… Continue Reading

Paper of the month: The role of prophylactic antibiotics on reducing pneumonia in stroke patients with dysphagia

Elena Moroby Elena Moro For November 2015, we have selected: Kalra L, Irshad J, Simpson J, et al., on behalf of the STROKE-INF Investigators. Prophylactic antibiotics after acute stroke for reducing pneumonia in patients with dysphagia (STROKE-INF): a prospective, cluster-randomised, open-label,… Continue Reading

Report from the Regional Teaching Course in Budva, Montenegro, October 2015 by EAYNT

by Antonella Macerollo I attended the Regional Teaching Course of the European Academy of Neurology that took place from 9-11 October 2015 in Budva, Montenegro and represented the European Association of Young Neurologists and Trainees (EAYNT). The course covered several… Continue Reading

Department-Department Programme – Reports from 2015

Report from Anna Damulina from Russia visiting the Department of Neurology in the Medical University of Graz, Austria under the supervision of Professor Franz Fazekas I took part in Department-to-Department programme from 18.05.2015 until 26.05.2015 at the Department of Neurology… Continue Reading