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Coverage from the

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2016 Annual Meeting

April 15 - 21, 2016; Vancouver, British Columbia

April 15 - 21, 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia

Conference News

Most Popular News from AAN 2015

  • Topical Gel Promising in Migraine Topical Gel Promising in Migraine A ketoprofen gel applied on the face over transgeminal nerve endings is effective in migraine treatment and an alternative to those who can't take oral NSAIDs.
  • 'First Clinical Evidence' of Remyelination in MS 'First Clinical Evidence' of Remyelination in MS Researchers report what they call 'the first clinical study to show evidence of proof of biology for remyelination in multiple sclerosis': improved optic nerve conduction in optic neuritis.
  • New AAN/AES Guideline on First Unprovoked Seizure in Adults New AAN/AES Guideline on First Unprovoked Seizure in Adults Experts recommend clinicians approach patients on an individualized basis in terms of whether to treat with an antiepileptic drug following a first unprovoked seizure.

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  • Richard Isaacson, MD
    Weill Cornell Medicine, New York
    Presentation: Update in Alzheimer's Disease
    Date: April 17, 2016
  • Andres Kanner, MD
    Rush Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Presentation: Psychiatric Co-morbidities: What All Neurologists Need to Know in the Management of the Seizure Disorder
    Date: April 20, 2016
  • Stephen Silberstein, MD
    Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Presentation: Diagnosis of Chronic Migraine
    Date: April 16, 2016

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