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Association of Patients with Neurodegenerative Conditions (APAN) support Under The Umbrella on World Brain Day

The 22nd of July was World Brain Day, an initiative ofthe The World Federation of Neurology. This year, the theme was linked to the ageing population and the chosen motto was ‘The ageing brain’. The prevalence of a number of neurological diseases increases with age, including stroke, dementia, and Parkinson’s disease. It is estimated that 10 to 20 percent Read more…

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Together Under the Umbrella at The 2nd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology

The 2nd Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from May 28th-31st, 2016. At the Congress exhibition EFNA’s focus was to promote their current awareness campaign – ‘Together Under the Umbrella’, along with the work of member organisations. For this year’s conference we designed an exhibition stand with interactive Read more…

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Huntington’s Disease Public Awareness Day – 28TH May 2016

Title: Huntington’s Disease Public Awareness Day Venue: Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Copenhagen Date: Saturday, May 28TH   A Huntingtons Disease Public Awareness Day took place in Copenhagen on Saturday, May 28TH. The event was organised by the European Huntington Association together with EFNA, to coincide with the annual congress of the European Read more…

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Translation of Brain Research into Clinical Practice – May 11th and October 11th 2016

Translation of Brain Research into Clinical Practice As part of the Together Under the Umbrella campaign, KINAPSI held an event to highlight the importance of basic neuroscience research. KINAPSI is the Greek organisation for the siblings of those affected by mental illness. This one-day meeting was entitled “Translation of Brain Research into Clinical Practice” and Read more…

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Dystonia Europe D-DAYs – 8-9 April 2016

Title: D-DAYS 2016 Venue: Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania Date: 8-9 April 2016 Dystonia Europe 2016 – Oslo   This year’s D-DAYs and the Dystonia Europe Annual Conference took place in Oslo, Norway in collaboration with the Norwegian Dystonia Association, NDF. The 2-day conference took place at the Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania, Biskop Gunnerusgt. On Sunday April Read more…

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Mind Matters: Understanding and Protecting Your Brain – 15th March 2016

Title: Mind Matters:Understanding and Protecting Your Brain Venue: Trinity College Dublin Date: 15th March 2016   Neurological Alliance of Ireland Information Seminar to Mark the Launch of the Under the Umbrella Campaign In Ireland. The event will be focused on raising awareness of neurological conditions and brain health but will also focus on access to Read more…