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Professor Lieven Lagae awarded the 2nd Aicardi Award Lecture 2019


The ICNA congratulates Professor Lieven Lage on being awarded the Aicardi Lecture 2019 for his contributions to child neurology. The biennial Aicardi Award established by the European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) in partnership with MacKeith Press  recognises a respected and admired doctor who has attained major achievements in child neurology.  Recipients of the award must practice in Europe using the countries in the WHO European region. The 2029 award presentation and lecture took at the EPNS Congress in Athens on 17 September 2019. Professor Lagae gave the Aicardi Lecture on the " Miss Understanding is the Greek Goddess of Clinical Research" where he talked about...
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CNS-ICNA 2020 CONGRESS -CALL FOR SCIENTIFIC PROPOSALS NOW OPEN

Proposals are welcome for the Breakfast Symposia, Junior Member Seminars, and Parallel Seminars. Click here to View the 2020 Scientific Program Proposal Submission Guidelines and Apply!

Deadline : 1st November 2019

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SAVE THE DATE ! CNS-ICNA CONGRESS 2020-SAN DIEGO


   

Position Statement: Emerging genetic therapies for rare disorders at high cost, cannot realistically address the global burden of disease


Emerging genetic therapies for rare disorders at high cost, cannot realistically address the global burden of disease - Stakeholders must develop new pathways to ensure safe, fair and sustainable provision of such therapies A disease or disorder is defined as rare in Europe when it affects fewer than 1 in 2000 people and based on the Food and drug administration (FDA) definition from the US, when it affects less than 200,000 at any one time. Genetic factors contribute to the etiology in 80% of those with rare diseases, and other contributing factors, including infection, account for the remaining the cases. The...
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Global Burden of Disease Fellowship Programme

Applications are invited from interested Project Supervisors for Seed Grant Funding under the Global Burden of Disease ( GBOD ) Research Trainee Fellowship program a new initiative of the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA). The Award The award consists of $ 2,000 for room and board for ~ 2-3 months plus up to $ 2,000 for roundtrip airfare. Timeline The deadline date for receipt of proposals on open competition from project supervisors is August 1. The Scoring and Selection of Grants fulfilling Criteria by Research Task Force Committee (10 point scoring system) will be completed by September 1 and results announced on ICNApedia. The deadline for...
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