ICNA April 03, 2020
Robert Haslam Robert Henry Albin Haslam [1936 - 2020]Dr. Robert (Bob) Henry Albin Haslam C.M., M.D., FAAP., FRCPC., DLitt(hon) September 11, 1936 – March 30, 2020 Husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, teacher, mentor, researcher, clinician and internationally renowned pediatric neurologist, Dr. Robert Haslam passed away peacefully while surrounded by the love of his life, wife Barbara, along with sons Robert, David, Christopher and daughter-in-law Darlene.
Biju Hameed Updated April 06, 2020
corona encephalitis clipped rev 1 Evidence seems to be accumulating which suggests that Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) could affect the central nervous system and might contribute to the respiratory failure seen in these patients.
Adelina Soares Updated March 25, 2020
Newly Launched Newborn Brain Society Now Accepting Memberships Boston, Mass. -- A collective of the world’s leading newborn brain care providers have come together and launched the Newborn Brain Society (NBS). This new organization is focused on advancing newborn brain care through international multidisciplinary collaboration, education, and innovation. With founding leadership representation from prestigious programs such as Yale, Duke, Harvard, and UCSF, international representation from Canada, Brazil, and Ireland, and parent collaboration through the Hope for HIE Foundation, the goal is to bring together the resources of many programs to move the field...
In a paper published in Neurology, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provide an overview of pediatric sleep medicine for the child neurology trainee seeking subspecialty fellowship opportunities.The authors emphasize the need for more child neurology trainees to enter a sleep medicine fellowship in an effort to improve the outcomes of children with neurologic disorders that may be linked to sleep disruption.
Several Lower Extremity MR Biomarkers Predict Future Ambulatory Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
In a recently published article in Neurology, Krista Vandenborne and colleagues suggest that several magnetic resonance (MR) biomarkers from the lower extremities, including biomarkers from the proximal muscles, may be predictive of future ambulatory function in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. These predictive biomarkers include the vastus lateralis fat fraction, soleus fat fraction, vastus lateralis T2 MR imaging (MRI), and biceps femoris long head T2 MRI.
NeuroPace today announced it has received FDA approval for MRI labeling for its RNS System, a closed-loop brain-responsive neurostimulation system designed to prevent seizures in adults refractory to antiseizure medications. The approval applies specifically to the RNS-320 model of the RNS neurostimulator.
ICNA Updated March 08, 2020
Join the European Stroke Organisation and the World Stroke Organization for their jointly organised stroke conference in Vienna, 12-15 May 2020.
ICNA Updated March 08, 2020
We would like to invite you to participate in a survey on Moyamoya angiopathy (MMA) management in the paediatric age group.
ICNA Updated February 10, 2020
The International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) invites "letter of intent" from interested parties to enter the bidding to host the International Child Neurology Congress in 2024. Bidders are invited to send a "letter of intent" (not more than a short paragraph from the main coordinator or organizing scientific society (not the conference organising team) to the ICNA office with the Secretary of ICNA (email@example.com) in copied in.