WFN Council of Delegates 2012

The annual general meeting of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Council of Delegates was held Sept. 9, 2012, in Stockholm, during the 16th Congress of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS). [Read more…]

From the President: Fulfilling Our Mission

Vladimir Hachinski

Vladimir Hachinski

Our mission is “to foster quality  neurology and brain health  worldwide.” That is a broad and challenging mandate. We are addressing it by involving individuals, organizations and alliances. The individual initiatives come through the Grants-in-Aid competition, open to all members of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) and its member societies. The organizational approach is accomplished through the enhanced and expanded Committees and Initiatives. In addition, the WFN has successfully pursued alliances, which magnify the impact of our initiatives and that of our colleagues. [Read more…]

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Recent Clinical and Research Advances in Childhood Epilepsy

May 16, 2013
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Advances for World Neurology

Donald H. Silberberg

Donald H. Silberberg

It is both an honor and a challenge to assume the editorial responsibility for World Neurology as it is transformed into a truly contemporary publication, available exclusively online. Since 1984, my distinguished predecessors, Jagjit Chopra, Mark Hallett and Johan Aarli, worked hard and effectively to refine the attractive print version that to many has become staple reading. [Read more…]

WFN Elections 2013: Nominating Committee Recommendations

Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria.

Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria.

Three officers and one trustee are to be elected at the Council of Delegates Annual General Meeting (AGM) in September during the World Congress of Neurology in Vienna.  The nominating committee of the World Federation of Neurology now recommends to the membership those listed here as candidates in accordance with the Federation’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. [Read more…]

World Neurology Goes Digital, Silberberg Named Editor


Christopher Kennard, Publications Committee chair

World Neurology is pleased to welcome Dr. Donald H. Silberberg as the incoming editor for 2013. Thanks to efforts of distinguished past editors, particularly the last three — Jagjit S. Chopra, Mark Hallet and Johan Aarli — the publication is geared to deliver digitally with additional helpful features. We are grateful to the Publications Committee under the chairmanship of Christopher Kennard (UK) for identifying such an outstanding successor. [Read more…]