Adamed Group at the Meeting of the Polish Neurological Society

16 October 2017

The aim of the Polish Neurological Society’s activities is to support the development of neurology and associated fields of science, to present achievements of Polish scientists in Poland and abroad, to provide postgraduate training to doctors on diseases of the nervous system, and to participate in developing the public healthcare model. Moreover, the Society, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, carries out publishing activities and is responsible for the development and publication of opinions on scientific matters.

The main idea behind the meetings organised by the Society is the presentation of the most up-to-date research results and scientific achievements of Polish centres, as well as the mutual exchange of experiences of experts from Poland and abroad. Among the foreign lecturers of this year’s edition were Professor Peter Riecmann — member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and Professor Günther Deuschl — President of the European Academy of Neurology. Adamed Group partnered three sessions: ‘What goes with what in epileptology?’ — chaired by Professor Barbara Błaszczyk, MD, PhD ‘Licence to treat’ — chaired by Marcin Prokop with the following participants: Maria Mazurkiewicz-Bełdzińska, MD, PhD, Professor Barbara Steinborn, MD, PhD, Professor Joanna Jędrzejczak, MD, PhD, Professor Konrad Rejdak, MD, PhD, and the session entitled ‘Qualitative hunger, the problem of Polish seniors’  chaired by Alicja Klich-Rączka, PhD.

Just as in previous years, the inauguration of the event also the presentation of the Babiński Award, the Jakimowicz Award, and the ‘President’s’ Award. This year the ‘Neurology and art’ session was once again organised, while the ‘History of Neurology’ session was held for the first time. In addition to numerous lectures, participants of the meeting could use the opportunity to take part in one of 25 workshops on offer, which covered a variety of topics, such as vascular diseases of the brain, multiple sclerosis and autoimmune diseases, headaches, and other types of pain and tumours of the nervous system.

Polish Neurological Society meetings are held once every three years.

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