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  • Register Today!

    The 2015 AAN Fall Conference will be held October 16-18 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Earn up to 18.75 CME in one weekend, stay current in clinical advances and keep your practice thriving. Early registration discounts end September 10!

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  • Your Research. Recognized.

    Applications are now being accepted for prestigious 2016 AAN Awards. Deadline is October 28, 2015. Recipients will be recognized with prizes and other compensation, including complimentary travel and registration for the 2016 Annual Meeting.

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  • Call for Abstracts for Annual Meeting

    Submit your best science to gain daily exposure for your work at the world’s largest gathering of neurologists set to take place Friday, April 15–Thursday, April 21. Submission Deadline: October 26, 2015.

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  • Want Up to $240,000 for Your Research?

    Your research is rewarding. And we reward you for your research. Apply for a prestigious Clinical Research Training Fellowship. Application Deadline: October 1, 2015.

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  • ICD-10-CM: Live October 1, 2015

    We want to be sure you are prepared for ICD-10-CM. All health care providers are required to transition to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015. Claims for services on or after this date with an ICD-9 code will not be processed and payments will be delayed.

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Higlights

CDC Urges Continued Vigilance of Acute Flaccid Myelitis

As of July 2015, CDC has verified reports of 120 children with neurologic illness in 34 states. CDC urges healthcare professionals to be vigilant for and report cases of acute flaccid myelitis using CSTE's case definition.  

Capitol Hill Report: Neurology Interests Make Gains on Capitol Hill

Read the latest issue of CHR and learn how the AAN is fighting on behalf of neurologists and neurology.

Diabetes and Brain Tangles May Be Linked Independently of Alzheimer's Disease

Read the latest news and see how the AAN is raising public awareness of neurology and neurologists.

Neurology Journal

Effects of education on aging-related cortical thinning among cognitively normal individuals

The authors found a protective effect of education on cortical thinning in cognitively normal older individuals, regardless of vascular risk factors.

Neurology® Clinical Practice

IV thrombolysis for treatment of patients with stroke upon awakening: Yes? No?

Neurology® Neuroimmunology Genetics

A lot of nexts: Next-generation sequencing, databases, and neurologists

Continuum

Acute Migraine Treatment

Becker, Werner J., MD

Memory Dysfunction

Matthews, Brandy R., MD, FAAN

Psychosis

Arciniegas, David B., MD

Neurology Today

Medicare Plans to Reimburse Physicians for Advance Care Counseling Neurologists Weigh in on Next Steps

Hiscott, Rebecca

Greece's Austerity Measures Cripple Neurologists - In Public and Private Practice

Avitzur, Orly MD, MBA, FAAN

Case Definition Expands, Surveillance Increases, But Mystery Remains about Cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Outbreak

Hurley, Dan

Neurology Now

Out of Isolation: When Actress Madeleine Stowe's Father Was Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in the 1960s, the Family Had Few Options and Little Support. Today, Stowe is Offering Both to Other Families.

Shaw, Gina

Heads First: The Number of Children Who Sustain Concussion is on the Rise. Sports Organizations are Responding with Stricter Policies to Ensure Safer Play. Here's What Parents and Coaches Need to Know.

Paturel, Amy

Can We Talk?: People Who Discuss their End-of-life Wishes Are Less Likely to Die in a Hospital or Burden Relatives with Tough Medical Decisions. Here's How to Get the Conversation Started.

Gordon, Debra, MS

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