Neurological Disorders

Check these sites for information about disorders of the brain and nervous system.

 

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 (ANA)
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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