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Linda Joanna DE MEIRLEIR [1954-2018]

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It is with the deepest sorrow that I announce our much loved ICNA Executive Board member and highly esteemed friend and colleague, Dr. Linda De Meirleir, passed away Oct. 31, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with illness. She was born in Antwerp, Belgium, March 13th, 1954 and was happily married to Jacques, with two children, Laura and Ben. Dr. De Meirleir obtained her medical degree at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels in 1979. She became a specialist in Neuropsychiatry in 1984 and Paediatric Neurology in 1997. From 1984 – 1985 she was a Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Neurology, at...
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Herman Doose [1927-2018]

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Professor Herman Doose Professor Hermann Doose, whose name is entwined with Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy otherwise known as “Doose Syndrome” passed away on April 23rd, 2018 following a brief illness. He was 90yrs old. Professor Doose was a founding member of the neuropediatric society in Germany.Hermann Doose was born on September 1927 in Lübeck, North Germany. His father was a surgeon and mother a gynaecologist. At the age of 16 he was recruited to the army during the last year of the war. A subsequent injury and admission to hospital resulted in him being the lone survivor of the group.  Doose...
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Cannabidiol significantly reduces seizures in Lennox-Gastaut syndrome

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In a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine the researchers, comparing two doses of Cannabidiol (CBD) to a placebo, reported a 41.9 percent reduction in "drop seizures" in patients taking a 20 mg/kg/d Cannabidiol (CBD) regimen, a 37.2 percent reduction in those on a 10 mg/kg/d Cannabidiol (CBD) regimen, and a 17.2 percent reduction in a group given a placebo. The phase III trial was led by principal investigator and study first co-author Orrin Devinsky, MD, a professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and director of NYU Langone's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The study...
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ICNC2018 International Delegate Registration

Membership ICNA Member Non ICNA Member Accomp. Person ICNA Members Non ICNA Member Accomp. Person ICNA Member Non ICNA Member Accomp. Person Dates: Early Bird Registration 31 th July 2018 Regular Registration October 31 st 2018 Late Registration November 1 st 2018 A. High Income Countries 750 (636 + 114*) --> 800 (678 + 122*) --> 350 (254 + 46*) --> 800 (678 + 122*) --> 850 (720 + 130*) --> 350 (254 + 46*) --> 950 (805 + 145*) --> 1000 (847 + 153*) --> 400 (254 + 46*) --> B. Middle High Income C...
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ICNC2018 Program at a glance

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The congress offers a comprehensive discipline by way of the various types of sessions and diverse range of topics. The education and scientific program of the congress will highlight state-of-the-art clinical practice, recent advances, uptodate research and workshops on key topics for the practising neurologist. 

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