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                                            CALENDAR OF MEETINGS
       1986
       June   5-6     15th Annual Neurosurgery Postgraduate Course and Ninth Annual Neurosurgical Nurses'
                      Conference, San Francisco. Contact Extended Programs in Medical Education, Room 575-U,
                      University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0764.
              5-6     15th Annual Neurosurgery Postgraduate Course and Ninth Annual Neurosurgical Nurses'
                      Conference, Hotel Méridien, San Francisco. Contact University of California School of Medicine,
                      San Francisco, CA 94143; (415) 666-4251.
              5-6     Canadian Meeting of Neuro-Oncology, Montreal. Contact Canadian Meeting of Neuro-Oncology-
                      Montreal c/o Noëlla Durepos, 3801 University, Suite 107, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A
                      2B4.
              5-7     International Congress for Clinical Neuroimaging, Palais Auersberg, Vienna. Contact Secretariat,
                      International Congress for Clinical Neuroimaging, c/o Vienna Academy of Medicine, Alser Strasse
                      4, A-1090 Vienna, Austria; telephone (0222) 42 71 65; cables MEDACAD Wien; telex 134743
                      medak a.
              6-7     Sixth Annual Postgraduate Course on Neurological Disorders: "Current Therapy of Benign and
                      Malignant Tumors," sponsored by the Division of Neurosurgery of the Maryland School of
                      Medicine and the Joint Committee on Education of the American Association of Neurological
                      Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Contact Terry Young, University of
                      Maryland School of Medicine, 10 S Pine St, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21201; (301) 528-3596.
              6-7     Toronto Neurology Update 1986, University of Toronto. Contact Organizing Secretary (416)
                      480-4959 or (416) 281-3323.
              9-12    Seventh Annual Child Neurology Postgraduate Course, Sonesta Beach Hotel, Key Biscayne, Fla.
                      Contact Oscar Papazian, MD, Miami Children's Hospital, 6125 SW 31st St, Miami, FL 33155;
                      (305) 666-6511, extension 2423.
              9-14    International Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (INOS) Sixth Congress, Hakone Prince Hotel, Kana-
                      gawa, Japan. Contact Dr Satoshi Ishikawa, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine,
                      Kitasato University 1-15-1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228, Japan.
              19-22   62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP) with a special
                      course on "Tumor Markers in Neuropathology," on June 19, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. Contact
                      James M. Powers, MD, Secretary-Treasurer, AANP, Department of Pathology, Medical University
                      of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425; (803) 792-3581.
              24      First Canadian Symposium on the Organic Dementias, London, Ontario. Contact Dr M. J. Ball,
                      Department of Pathology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C1 ; (519)
                      663-3384.
              24-28   The XXIst Canadian Congress of Neurological Sciences (CCNS), London, Ontario. Contact Dr P.
                      Cooper, Local Arrangements Chairman, XXIst CCNS Office, Room 1-360, St Joseph's Hospital,
                      268 Grosvenor St, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 4V2; (519) 434-4274.
              27      Fifth Advanced Course—Headache, Drake Hotel, Chicago. Contact American Association for the
                      Study of Headache, PO Box 25152, Chicago, IL 60625; (312) 878-8977.
              28-29   28th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Headache (AASH), Drake Hotel,
                      Chicago. Contact AASH, PO Box 25152, Chicago, IL 60625; (312) 878-8977.
       July   6       Practical Course Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuromuscular Diseases, Postgraduate Program
                      sponsored by University of Southern California School of Medicine held in conjunction with the
                      Sixth International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases. Contact NMD VI, KAM318, USC School
                      of Medicine, 2025 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90033; (213) 224-7460.
              21-25   Ninth Annual Symposium on Contemporary Clinical Neurology, Hyatt Hotel, Hilton Head Island, SC,
                      presented by the Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville,
                      Tenn. Contact Mrs Joan M. Sullivan, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of
                      Medicine, 2100 Pierce Ave, Nashville, TN 37212.
              17-22   Seventh Annual American Orthopaedic Association International Symposium "Frontiers in Low
                      Back Pain," Chicago Marriott Hotel, Chicago. Contact William J. Kane, MD, PhD, Symposium
                      Chairman, 845 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 943-5657.
       Sept   4-5     Toronto Stroke Workshop, Controversies in Stroke, University of Toronto. Contact Secretary,
                      Toronto Stroke Workshop 1986, Room E4628, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, 2075 Bayview Ave,
                      Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5; (416) 480-4280.
              4-5     Second International Conference/Workshop on Blood Vessel Imaging Using Ultrasound Tech¬
                      niques, Southampton, United Kingdom. Contact . N. Humphries, Scientific Director, Vascular
                      Unit, Medical Physics Department, Level D, Centre Block, Southampton General Hospital,
                      Southampton S09 4 , United Kingdom.
              7-12    Tenth International Congress of Neuropathology, Stockholm. Contact Stockholm Convention
                      Bureau, PO Box 1617, S-111 86 Stockholm, Sweden.
              7-12    The Tenth International Congress of Neuropathology, Stockholm. Contact Tenth International
                      Congress of Neuropathology, c/o Stockholm Convention Bureau, PO Box 1617, S-111 86
                      Stockholm, Sweden.
              13-16   Golden Jubilee Conference and Northern European Epilepsy Meeting, University of York (United
                      Kingdom). Contact Janet G. Bullivant, Meeting Secretariat, Professional Postgraduate Services,
                      Sunderland House, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Sk116JF, United Kingdom.
              23-25   "Blood Flow in the Brain," Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland. Contact Biological
                      Engineering Society, Royal College of Surgeons, 35/43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PN,
                      United Kingdom; 01 242 7750.                                              ,
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                    24-25        American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis (AAEE) continuing medical
                                 education courses and workshops, Marriott Hotel/Copley Place, Boston. Contact Ella M.
                                 VanLaningham, AAEE Executive Director, 732 Marquette Bank Bldg, Rochester, MN 55904.
                    25-27        33rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis
                                 (AAEE), Marriott Hotel/Copley Place in Boston. Contact Ella M. VanLaningham, AAEE Executive
                                 Director, 732 Marquette Bank Bldg, Rochester, MN 55904.
                    27-28        International Symposium on New Concepts in Electrodiagnosis, Marriott Hotel/Copley Place in
                                 Boston. Contact Ella M. VanLaningham, AAEE Executive Director, 732 Marquette Bank Bldg,
                                 Rochester, MN 55904.
                    28-Oct 1     Sixth Conference on Neural Trauma: Brain Injury and Ischemia, Charlottesville, Va. Contact J.
                                 Jane, MD, PhD, Brain Injury Research Program, Box 180, School of Medicine, University of
                                 Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908.
                    28-Oct 1     Third International Evoked Potentials Symposium, West Berlin. Contact Dr Colin Barber, Sympo¬
                                 sium Director, Medical Physics Department, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom;
                                 telephone, 44 602 700111 extension 3531.
                    29-Oct 4     Second International Renal Cerebral Blood Flow Workshop on "Impact Functioning in Neurology
                                 and Psychiatry," Supetar on the Island of Brae, Yugoslavia. Contact Dr Stevo Knezevic,
                                 Department   of   Neurology, University Hospital, Rebro, Kispaticeva 12,   41000   Zagreb, Yugosla¬
                                 via.
            Oct     5-8          American Neurological Association Annual Meeting, Westin Hotel, Boston.
                    8-10         Braintree Hospital Seventh Annual Traumatic Head Injury Conference, Braintree, Mass. Contact P.
                                 R. Office, Braintree Hospital, 250 Pond St, Braintree, MA 02184; (617) 848-5353, extension 300,
                                 358.
                    16-18        20th Annual Meeting, American Medical Electroencephalographic Association (AMEEGA), Shera¬
                                 ton Plaza Hotel, Chicago (American Board of EEG, Ine, examinations conducted Oct 19 following
                                 the meeting). Contact Robert H. Herzog, Executive Director, AMEEGA, Elm Grove, WI 53122;
                                 (414) 797-7800.
                    17-18        First Panamerican Sleep Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Contact Rubens, Reimao, MD, I Panamer-
                                 ican Sleep Congress Secretariat, Rua Glicineas 128, 04048-Sao Paulo, SP Brazil.
                    21-25        Third International Spinal Cord Monitoring Symposium, Annapolis, Md, with certain sessions at
                                 Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Housing at Historic Inns of Annapolis.
                                 Contact Thomas B. Ducker, MD, 100 Cathedral St, Annapolis, MD 21401.
                    23-25        Clinical Neuroimmunology IV, Demyelinating Diseases and AIDS, the Knickerbocker Hotel,
                                 Chicago. Contact the University of Chicago Office of Continuing Education, 5841 Maryland, Box
                                 139, Chicago, IL 60637; (312) 962-1056.
                    23-25        Dizziness Update '86, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto. Contact Continuing
                                 Medical Education, Room 114, FitzGerald Bldg, 150 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S
                                 1A8; (416) 978-2718.
           Nov      4-8          Second International Meeting of the Peripheral Neuropathy Association of America, Hilton Head,
                                 SC. Abstract deadline: June 1. Contact Karen Oviatt, Peripheral Nerve Center, 812 Guggenheim,
                                 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905.




News

  ABPN   Application Deadline.\p=m-\Appli-    ciate membership is July 1, 1986.                      Neurologist Neil H. Raskin Wins
cations for the 1987 Part I examina-          Requests for forms should be directed               Royer Award.—University of Califor¬
tion are currently being accepted by          to Ella M. VanLaningham, AAEE                       nia-San Francisco (UCSF) neurolo¬
the American Board of Psychiatry              Executive Director, 732 Marquette                   gist Neil H. Raskin, MD, an interna¬
and Neurology, Inc (ABPN). All appli-         Bank Bldg, Rochester, MN 55904.                    tional expert in the scientific basis
cations must be received in the                                                                  and therapy of headache, has won the
board's executive office no later than           AAEE Election.\p=m-\At its recent annu-         22nd annual J. Elliott Royer Award
Sept 1, 1986. No application requests         al meeting, the American Association               and its $15,000 cash prize.
will be taken after Aug 29, 1986. The         of Electromyography and Electro-                      The award was presented by Rudi
tentative date for the 1987 Part I            diagnosis (AAEE) elected the follow-               Schmid, MD, dean of the UCSF School
examination is March 31, 1987. Con-           ing officers: president, Jun Kimura,               of Medicine, at a ceremony at the
tact Stephen C. Scheiber, MD, Execu-          MD (Iowa City); secretary-treasurer,               UCSF campus. The Royer Award was
tive Secretary, ABPN, 1 American              Joel A. DeLisa, MD (Seattle); and                  established by the University of Cali¬
Plaza, Suite 808, Evanston, IL 60201.         historian, Francis J. Bonner, Jr, MD               fornia regents in memory of the late
                                              (Philadelphia). The immediate past                 Oakland, Calif, physician who left an
  AAEE   Membership Application.\p=m-\The     president is Austin J. Sumner, MD                  endowment to recognize significant
American Association of Electro-              (Philadelphia). At the same meeting,               contributions to the advancement of
myography and Electrodiagnosis                Morris A. Fisher, MD (Chicago) and                 neurology and psychiatry. It is pre¬
(AAEE) announces that the deadline            Stanley J. Myers, MD (New York)                    sented each year to a physician prac¬
for receipt of applications for asso-         were elected as board members-at-                  ticing in Alameda, Contra Costa, or
ciate, overseas, and sustaining asso-         large.                                             San Francisco County.

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