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Aug
07

Professor Yavuz Renda, founding father of Turkish Child Neurology (1932-2015)

The founding father of Turkish Child Neurology, Professor Yavuz Renda (b.1932) has passed away peacefully on the 24th of July, 2015 after a long illness. His family roots aided Mustapha Kemal Atatürk in the construction of Modern Turkey in 1923. Professor Renda established the backbones of our discipline in Turkey starting from early 1960s. This was parallel to the blossoming of Child Neurology worldwide. Professor Renda was a great teacher and a spirit to his pupils. He had deep concerns for the benefit of his patients and their families. He was a considerate man to his colleagues and juniors...

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Aug
04

Professor Jean François Marie Aicardi (1926-2015)

We are deeply saddened to hear the passing of Professor Jean François Marie Aicardi in Paris. A world-renowned physician and child neurologist, Professor Aicardi had friends, students and patients from all over the world . A true giant of Paediatric Neurology, his passing is indeed a great loss to the world of child neurology and to the countless friends and colleagues all over the world. The International Child Neurology Association express it's deepest condolence on the demise of this truly inspirational Child Neurologist. Jean François Marie Aicardi studied at the Paris Medical School and b...

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Jun
18

Congratulations to Prof Helen Cross on her OBE honour

Congratulations to Prof Helen Cross on her OBE honour Professor Helen Cross, Executive board member of the ICNA, The Prince of Wales's Chair of Childhood Epilepsy, Deputy Head of Developmental Neurosciences Programme of the UCL Institute of Child Health and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Neurology at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London and Young Epilepsy, Lingfield, received an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen of England's Birthday Honours for her services to Children with Epilepsy. Professor Cross said Huge progress has been made in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy over the past 2...

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Jun
01

Congratulations to Prof Orvar Eeg-Olofsson

The ICNA is delighted to congratulate Professor Orvar Eeg-Olofsson on being named as a Honorary Member of the European Paediatric Neurology Society. Honorary membership of the EPNS is the highest distinction for paediatric neurologists who really advanced the field of pediatric during their career. This can be at all levels that are important in the spirit of the EPNS : advancements in research , excellent clinical care and / or educational qualities. More importantly, honorary EPNS members continue to sympathize with our goals and are actively involved in promoting EPNS. Professor Orvar...
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May
08

ICNC2016 - Call for symposium proposals

ICNC2016 - Call for symposium proposals We kindly invite you to submit proposals for lunch symposia, covering specialized child neurology topics, for the 14th ICNC 2016, in Amsterdam. The congress theme is "Bridging Worlds; Child Neurology from a Global Perspective" These symposia will enable a group of expert speakers to present current knowledge or new developments in well delineated areas of pediatric neurology in depth, reaching a targeted audience. Sessions will last 90 minutes, including a short introduction by the chairperson and 3 presentations – 20 minutes each – with ample time for interactive discussion. On choosing spe...

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Sep
21

ICNA - GBOD Research Trainee Fellowships

ICNA - GBOD Research Trainee Fellowships The ICNA is happy to announce two exciting research opportunities under the ICNA GBOD Research Trainee Fellowship program.The deadline for receipt of applications is  April 1, 2015 Eligibility criteria: 1. Must be a member of ICNA2. Should have completed two years of an accredited child Neurology training program or be within 5 years of completion of their training program How to apply: Prospective applicants should write to the respective project supervisors and should provide:i. an uptodate CVii. Reference letters – from program director or division head and two other dire...

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