World Federation of Neurology News

17 Apr 2019

Journal of the Neurological Sciences issue 400 now available

Vol. 400, May 2019 now available

20 Mar 2019

Trustees call for nominations for 2019 WFN medal awards

The Trustees of the World Federation of Neurology are now calling for nominations for the 2019 WFN medals. There are two medals, one for Service to International Neurology and one for Scientific Achievement in Neurology. Each award carries an honorarium of $5,000.

11 Mar 2019

eNeurologicalSci (eNS) March 2019 issue

Vol. 14, March 2019 available online

Neurology News

11 Apr 2019

A prospective study of serum metabolites and risk of ischemic stroke

Neurology® Open Access research article on identifying promising blood-based biomarkers and novel etiologic pathways of disease risk in a community-based prospective study of ischemic stroke (IS).

11 Apr 2019

Bright spot analysis for photodynamic diagnosis of brain tumors using confocal microscopy

A Japan-based research team led by Kanazawa University have found that bright spot areas have generally lower fluorescence in brain tumours than in normal tissues in images captured by irradiation with a 405 nm wavelength laser and 544.5–619.5 nm band-pass filter. This may facilitate discrimination of glioblastoma with or without 5-aminolevulinic acid fluorescence and could be applicable to other tumours.

5 Apr 2019

New research fellowship opportunity in neuroinfectious disease for physician-scientists from LIC and LMIC regions

New research fellowship opportunity in neuroinfectious disease for physician-scientists from LIC and LMIC regions at Columbia University Irving Medical Center