ST. PAUL, Minn. – You can now begin voting for your favorite video entry to the 2012 Neuro Film Festival through March 8, 2012, at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com. Now in its third year, the Neuro Film Festival is a contest by the American Academy of Neurology Foundation to help raise awareness about why more research is needed to cure brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis.
Public voting will close on March 8, 2012, with the winner of the “Fan Favorite” award receiving a certificate and recognition at the 2012 Neuro Film Festival on April 22, 2012, in conjunction with the American Academy of Neurology’s 64th Annual Meeting, the world’s largest meeting of neurologists with 10,000 attendees.
A jury will determine the Grand Prize winner who will be awarded up to $1,000 and a trip to New Orleans to watch his or her video shown to a live audience at the Neuro Film Festival event. The jury will also select the Runner-Up winner who will receive up to $500 in prize winnings and a trip to New Orleans.
Learn more about the Neuro Film Festival and cast your vote now at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com.
The Neuro Film Festival is sponsored by PSAV® Presentation Services.
The American Academy of Neurology Foundation supports vital research into finding cures for brain disease. The Foundation is committed to improving patient care, quality of life and public understanding of brain disease. To learn more or to make a donation to support research, visit hthttp://www.aan.com/foundation.The American Academy of Neurology, an association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. A neurologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.