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these sites for information about disorders of the brain and
- American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
- This professional
association's web site offers information for members, health
care providers, and consumers. Check the "About Neurology"
section for information about the medical specialty of neurology
and disorders of the brain and nervous system. There's a "find
a neurologist" section, links to related resources, and
information about the academy's resources and programs.
- American Neurological Association
- The web
site of a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists.
- The Charles A. Dana Foundation /
The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
- The Dana
Alliance is a nonprofit organization of leading neuroscientists,
including several Nobel laureates, who are commited to "advancing
education about the personal and public benefits of brain research."
The Alliance's web site offers brain research news and information,
a wide variety of publications, and links to resources about
brain diseases and brain research.
- National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
- NINDS is
a federal agency that supports biomedical research on disorders
of the brain and nervous system. The section for patients includes
NINDS' extensive collection of consumer-orietned publications
on neurological disorders (in English and Spanish), and an excellent
guide to related organizations. There are also separate sections
for clinicians and scientists.
- Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
- The web
site of a professional society of scientists and physicians involved
in brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system research.
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- Movement Disorders
- Neuromuscular Disorders
- Specific Disorders
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