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American Academy of Neurology

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Michelle Uher, muher@aan.com, (612) 928-6120
Rachel Seroka, rseroka@aan.com, (612) 928-6129

2016 Neuro Film Festival Winners Announced

Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is gratified to announce a winning entries to a 2016 Neuro Film Festival. The Neuro Film Festival is an annual competition to assistance lift recognition about because some-more investigate is indispensable to heal mind diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, mixed sclerosis and others.

GRAND PRIZE ($1,000) and FAN FAVORITE AWARD (Online Recognition)
Sigurdur Johannesson for his relocating documentary “Human Timebombs,” that looks into a life of Sunna Valdis, a nine-year-old lady in Reykjavik, Iceland, and other children from around a universe with swapping hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), a singular neurological commotion caused by a turn in a gene ATP1A3.

RUNNER-UP PRIZE ($500)
Katie Brandt for “Love is Out There: A Story of Love, Loss, and Resilience in a Face of Frontotemporal Dementia,” a really personal and touching comment of a detriment of her husband, Mike, to this infamous illness ensuing in a wish of lifting recognition about this singular commotion to assistance other families navigate a onslaught of caring for a desired one with FTD.

The 2016 Neuro Film Festival perceived 66 video entries about a accumulation of neurologic conditions. The common videos perceived thousands of YouTube views. To perspective a winning entries and other video submissions, revisit http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com.

The 7th Annual Neuro Film Festival is presented by a American Academy of Neurology.

The American Academy of Neurology, a world’s largest organisation of 30,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to compelling a top peculiarity patient-centered neurologic care. A neurologist is a alloy with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and handling disorders of a mind and shaken complement such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, migraine, mixed sclerosis, concussion, Parkinson’s illness and epilepsy.

For some-more information about a American Academy of Neurology, revisit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.

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