The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), established in 1948, is an
international professional association of 24,000 neurologists and neuroscience
professionals dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered
(National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
An agency of the U.S. Federal Government and a component of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Public Health Service. It is a lead agency for the Congressionally designated Decade of the Brain, and the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.
This link directs you to the Louis Calder Memorial Library of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. The University of Miami has assembled an excellent resource list of agencies and support groups relating to brain and spinal cord injuries.
The oldest and largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to research for the causes, cure, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and to providing education and support services to Alzheimer's patients, their families and caregivers.
A source of information, advice, education, research findings and support for: Patients, Carers, Doctors, and other Professionals. Supported by The Dementia Research Group, CANDID (Counselling and Diagnosis in Dementia), The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Institute of Neurology and Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary's.
"We want this web site to be a starting point for those with Nonepileptic Seizures and their family members to get the help they need. We want you to know that you are not alone and that there is hope. Sometimes patients diagnosed with nonepileptic seizures feel abandoned by health care providers and others. We very much want that to end. As a sufferer of nonepileptic seizures and a spouse we know how difficult it is. We hope that you will find this to be a place of learning and healing." -from non-epilepticseizures.com
Founded by professionals afflicted with sleep disorders, WSF was established to provide educational resources that inform patients, medical professionals and the general public about the latest clinical advances, management and treatment options for sleep disorders.
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) is a patient advocacy group dedicated to leading and mobilizing resources toward effective management, treatment, and a cure for myotonic dystrophy, a common form of muscular dystrophy. This inherited disorder can appear at any age and can manifest itself differently in each individual. It affects not only muscle groups but also many other body systems such as the heart, lungs, muscle groups but also many other body systems such as the heart, lungs, brain and GI tract, among others. With guidance from our advisers, who together have devoted more than ninety years to the research and treatment of myotonic dystrophy, the MDF offers information to help navigate the disease process.
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