Visit, the Academy's Public Education Website

April 24, 2009


Visit, the Academy's public education website, for comprehensive coverage of neurologic issues.

The AAN, the AAN Foundation, and its Corporate Roundtable partners are sponsoring a multi-year public education campaign called The Brain Matters.

The Brain Matters raises public awareness about the value of neurology and educates key audiences about the following:

  • The brain and its functions
  • Scientific and medical advances in neurology
  • How to recognize diseases and disorders affecting the brain
  • Steps one can take to keep the brain healthy, including fundamentals like supporting basic research

NOTE: Information contained on the American Academy of Neurology Website is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace or contradict your medical doctor's advice and should not be used, interpreted, or relied upon as professional medical advice. Please consult a qualified physician regarding specific medical concerns or treatment. Academy staff cannot provide medical advice or diagnose your condition. You should consult your physician.