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    AAN 55th Annual Meeting
    Library: MED
    Description: The AAN annual meeting is the unsurpassed source for learning what's new and newsworthy in global neurological research and understanding. It is in Honolulu March 29-April 5. (Meeting: American Academy Of Neurology)

    CONTACT: Doug Hovelson

    Kathy Stone

    American Academy Of Neurology 55th Annual Meeting Set For March 29-April 5 In Honolulu

    WHAT: The American Academy of Neurology's 55th annual meeting -- the largest international neurology meeting in the world

    WHEN: Saturday, March 29 through Saturday, April 5, 2003

    WHERE: Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    WHY: The AAN annual meeting is the unsurpassed source for learning what's new and newsworthy in global neurological research and understanding. More than 1,000 poster and platform presentations will cover the spectrum of neurology, including:

    * New research presentations on a wide array of neurological conditions, including smallpox and West Nile Virus infections, sleep disorders, Parkinson's Disease, MS, Alzheimer's Disease, Ataxia, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prion Disease and more.
    * Presentations of major neurological awards, including the prestigious Potamkin Prize for Research into Pick's and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders.
    * Actor Jerry Lewis will deliver the keynote speech at the AAN Scientific and Career Milestones Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 2.
    * More than 8,000 neurologists from around the world will be in attendance.


    * To register for media credentials in advance, contact Kathy Stone, 651-695-2763, or email at Journalists can also register online at Advance credentialing is strongly encouraged, although on-site credentialing will be available as well. Journalists may be asked to show proof of their affiliation with a credible news organization.
    * Annual Meeting Information Online: In-depth information is available online at Journalists can preview scientific abstracts of presentations on the website.
    * Onsite facilities will include the AAN Press Room, open March 29-April 4 and staffed by AAN representatives. The Press Room includes electrical hookups, telephones and access to online connections.
    * Presenter availabilities: Many of the speakers making scientific presentations at the meeting will be available for interviews at media conferences held in a meeting room near the AAN Press Room. Media conference schedules will be posted daily in the Press Room.

    The American Academy of Neurology, based in St. Paul, MN, is an association of more than 18,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals. It is dedicated to improving patient care through education and research. The AAN publishes the twice-monthly journal Neurology, one of the leading publications for scientific and medical research and news in the neurology profession worldwide.
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