Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy, one of the first child neurologists in the USA, passed away on October 6, 2015 in Maine at the age of 95 following a brief illness. Born in Buffalo, NY, he attended Nichols School and later Deerfield Academy. He graduated from Princeton University with honors in Chemistry in 1942.

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Roberto Caraballo awarded "Ambassador for Epilepsy" by ILAE

The ICNA congratulates Executive Board Member Dr Roberto Caraballo on the ILAE "Ambassador for Epilepsy Award". The award is in recognition of his outstanding international contributions to activities advancing the cause of epilepsy.. The award is given biannually at the International Epilepsy Congress of the League Against Epilepsy.
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Professor Yavuz Renda, founding father of Turkish Child Neurology (1932-2015)

The founding father of Turkish Child Neurology, Professor Yavuz Renda (b.1932) has passed away peacefully on the 24th of July, 2015 after a long illness. His family roots aided Mustapha Kemal Atatürk in the construction of Modern Turkey in 1923. Professor Renda established the backbones of our discipline in Turkey starting from early 1960s. This was parallel to the blossoming of Child Neurology worldwide. Professor Renda was a great teacher and a spirit to his pupils. He had deep concerns for the benefit of his patients and their families. He was a considerate man to his colleagues and juniors. We shall...
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Congratulations to Prof Helen Cross on her OBE honour

Professor Helen Cross, Executive board member of the ICNA, The Prince of Wales's Chair of Childhood Epilepsy, Deputy Head of Developmental Neurosciences Programme of the UCL Institute of Child Health and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Neurology at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London and Young Epilepsy, Lingfield, received an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen of England's Birthday Honours for her services to Children with Epilepsy. Professor Cross said H uge progress has been made in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy over the past 20 years. This has required national and...
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ICNA needs your support

Dear colleagues,

We are writing today to ask for your support for the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) and its activities.

The work that ICNA performs is entirely financed from funds raised.  Membership is now free and has grown considerably to over 2,000 members since we implemented this policy in 2012.  

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