25th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) inaugurated at Chennai

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Chennai: The 25th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) was inaugurated here at Chennai today by the legendary Professor Arjun Das, Prof Emeritus, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. Over 1800 doctors from all over India and abroad are participating in this 4 day National Conference at ITC Grand Chola, Guindy till 10th September, 2017. Dr. C. U. Velmurugendran, Chairman and Dr. U. Meenakshisundaram, Secretary, IANCON 2017 along with Dr. A. V. Srinivasan, President, IAN were present with other dignitaries. A textbook on neurology and commemorative stamp about the conference were launched.
The Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) and the Association of Indian Neurologists of America (AINA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote collaboration between the two organisations. The MoU, said Mr. Sanjay Singh, secretary, AINA, would facilitate the education of four young Indian neurologists in the United States; joint educational conferences with the two organisations; exchange of visits of experts from both countries; and collaboration in research.
The conference will have sessions on Epilepsy, Stroke, Headache, Infections, Spine neurology, Migraine etc. by internationally acclaimed neurologists, sharing the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment.
A “run for the brain” is to be held on Sunday, the 10th of September at Besant Nagar Beach to create awareness about Brain Health and most importantly the time factor. A quiz contest will be conducted where college students will compete. Website: http://www.iancon2017.org/