Latest News & Updates

  • 18 Aug 2022 2:37 PM | Anonymous

    ANA 2022 will feature AINA Members is the various interactive lunch panels in October - Learn more & Register here.

    Advancing the Science in Autoimmune Encephalitis
    Jenny Linnoila, MD, PhD, BS
    Avindra Nath, MD, FANA
    Marianna Spatola, MD, PhD

    Neurological Complications of Covid; Part 1
    Avindra Nath, MD, FANA
    Serena Spudich, MD, MA, FANA
    Kiran Thakur, MD

    AUPN-ANA Meet the Chairs
    L. John Greenfield, MD, FANA
    L. John Greenfield, MD, FANA
    Frances E. Jensen, MD, FANA
    Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, FANA, FAAN, FAES
    Sanjay Singh, MD, FANA

    Updates on Functional Neurological Disorder
    Chair: Seemant Chaturvedi, MD
    Sara Finkelstein, MD, MsC
    Mark Hallett, MD, FANA
    Stephen G. Reich, MD, FANA

    Early Career & Early to Mid-Career Level Course 2A: early Career Development for International Graduates
    Co-Chair: Dr. Jayant Acharya
    Abhimanyu Mahajan, MD, MHS
    Neha Dangayach, MD

  • 17 Aug 2022 11:45 AM | Anonymous
    Dr. B.J. Hicks talks with Dr. Prachi Mehndiratta about the differences in multiple risk factors between Black and White individuals with young-onset ischemic stroke. Read the full article in Neurology.

    Listen to the podcast here.

  • 14 Jul 2022 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    Dr. Sonika Agarwal is an attending physician/Assistant Professor  in the Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Originally trained and faculty in India (IMS/BHU, AIIMS) and then child neurology training at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital.


    • Director of the Resident Fellow Board of the Journal of Child Neurology/Child Neurology Open – selected Jan. 2022.
    • Associate Editor of the Fetal Neonatal Neurology Section 2021- current. She has also developed a series of podcasts on fetal neonatal neurology with the Journal of Child Neurology/CNO for education.
    • Selected for the prestigious American Academy of Neurology Transforming Leadership Program (2021) and has led the development of a Fetal Neurology Consortium for facilitating collaborations among fetal-neonatal neurology programs across the US.
    • This leadership role in forming the collaborative network at the Fetal Neurology Consortium further led to development of a Child Neurology Society Fetal Neurology Special Interest Group in June 2022 to foster a collaborative network of pediatric neurology specialists and expand the work of the consortium on a national and global platform.
    • Selected in the advocacy/health policy initiative  of the American Academy of Neurology-Neurology on the Hill 2022.

  • 14 Jul 2022 2:54 PM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to AINA Member Dr. Bijoy Menon for leading the AcT study published in Lancet!

  • 17 Jun 2022 11:21 AM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to Dr. Shri Mishra on being honored with the ANA Award for Excellence for his exceptional and important contributions to the field of neurology and neuroscience!

  • 19 May 2022 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Sheth on his contributions to the new AHA/ASA Guideline for Intracerebral Hemorrhage!

    Learn more here!

  • 19 May 2022 9:42 AM | Anonymous

    Past President, Dr. Sanjay Singh will speak at the ANA Annual Meeting in October.
    Sessions include: 

    AUPN-ANA Meet the Chairs
    Interactive Lunch Workshop: AUPN/Career Development
    Date/Time: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Track: Interactive Lunch Workshop

    Course 2: Neuroscience Service Line: What’s the Best Model?
    Professional Development Course: AUPN Chair Career Level
    Date/Time: Monday, October 24, 2022 - 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
    Track: Professional Development Course

    Learn More & Register for the Meeting Here

  • 13 May 2022 10:22 AM | Anonymous

    The AcT trial was a large RCT that sought to find if intravenous tenecteplase can replace alteplase in the treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke presenting early after stroke onset. The findings were presented by Bijoy K Menon MBBS, M.D, D.M, MSc, FRCPC at the European Stroke Conference in Lyon, France.

  • 22 Apr 2022 8:04 AM | Anonymous

    The Association of Indian Neurologists in America is deeply offended by the views expressed by Prof. Amy Wax, Law Professor at University of Pennsylvania. During a recent news interview on April 8th 2022, she disparaged physicians of Indian origin at University of Pennsylvania for speaking up about racism in this country. She went on to insult India and its rich cultural heritage using abominable words.

    India’s enviable education system has produced brilliant scientists, physicians, and computer engineers who have enriched healthcare, education and the high-tech industry in the United States and across the world. Physicians of Indian origin are a major segment of the healthcare workforce in the US.

    We call upon the University of Pennsylvania to take appropriate action against Dr. Wax. We also urge the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Neurology to take formally denounce Dr. Wax and take strong action to counter racist attitudes against physicians of Indian origin.

    Prakash Kotagal, M.D.
    President, Association of Indian Neurologists in America

  • 24 Mar 2022 12:16 PM | Anonymous

    Nirmal Surya, MD, DNB, FIAN, FRCP

    Epilepsy Foundation India

    Mumbai, India

    WHY THE RECIPIENT WAS CHOSEN: The Kenneth M. Viste, Jr., MD, Patient Advocacy Award recognizes one neurologist who exemplifies Dr. Viste’s leadership and commitment to advocating for the patient community. Dr. Nirmal Surya has dedicated his career to epilepsy patients in India, offering free weekly clinics and Epilepsy Camps to those below the poverty line across the country. Dr. Surya also founded the Epilepsy Foundation of India and is an active advocate for patients at the state and national government.

    THANK YOU STATEMENT: It is indeed an honor to be selected as the recipient of this prestigious award! I deeply thank Dr. Sanjay P. Singh and Dr. Vinita Acharya who nominated me for this award. Thank you to my parents for their support, encouragement, and guidance, and for lighting the lamp of patient service very early in my life. And thank you to all my patients who have kept their faith in me, followed all advice given to them, and supported all my efforts over the years.

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