EPNS Research Meeting 2012 14 / 15 Dec 2012

EPNS Research Meeting 2012 14. / 15. Dec 2012 Beuggen – Rheinfelden Germany, near Basel Main topics for talks: Epilepsy Ataxia Research groups: ADHD Ataxia Autoimmune-inflammatory diseases Developmental Neurology Epilepsy Neonatal Neurology, Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection  Neurometabolic diseases  Neuromuscular diseasesDear Colleagues We are very happy to invite you to the 3rd Research Conference of the EPNS in joined organization with the Statuskonferenz der Gesellschaft für Neuropädiatrie. We will meet from 14/15th of  December 2012 in Beuggen, a nice cloister close to Rheinfelden/Basel. We hope that this  environment will stimulate international collaborations and research in Paediatric Neurology.  There will be again eight...
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AAN International Scholarship Award - applications due October 15

AAN International Scholarship Award - applications due October 15 Dear Members of the Global Health Section, Please share the information below with any potential candidates and let me know if you have any questions. The AAN is now accepting applications for the 2013 International Scholarship Award. This scholarship is designed to provide eligible international candidates the opportunity to attend and participate in the Annual Meeting. It is not necessary to be a member to apply. The International Subcommittee will award up to thirteen scholarships to eligible applicants who demonstrate financial need and interest in attending the Annual Meeting. Five awards...
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Calling all Paediatric Neurologists

This is an invitation to all paediatric neurologists to join ICNA, an association that has repositioned itself to serve the needs of children with neurological and developmental conditions all over the world. Currently ICNA is represented by 6 major geographical areas with membership from 64 countries. ICNA was founded in 1973 by a respected international group of paediatric neurologists who wished to advance the care of children with neurological problems throughout the world. The current mission of the association could be summarized as follows: To promote excellence in clinical care to children with neurological diseases globally To disseminate information by...
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Cerebral Palsy in the African context

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After the successful "Epilepsy in Childhood" meeting in Uganda in February 2012, the International Child Neurology Association is once again organising a meeting on a neurology topic which has been identified as important to practice in Africa. This meeting will be held in Cape Town in February 2013 and will focus on "the ideal and the optimal management of children with Cerebral Palsy in the African context". In order for us to ensure that the content of the meeting is relevant to your practice, please fill out the attached questionnaire. As before, each country will have an opportunity to send...
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BTS Guidelines for the Respiratory Management of Children with Neuromuscular Weakness

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The British Thoracic Society Guidelines for the Respiratory Management of Children with Neuromuscular Weakness has been published as a supplement to the July 2012 issue of Thorax. The full document can be downloaded via: