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Neurology Today, the official news source of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), reports on breaking news, issues, and trends in the practice and science of neurology, reaching more than 36,000 professionals. It delivers credible, up-to-the-minute, balanced, cutting-edge reporting and commentary for today's busy neurology professionals. Published in print twice a month with the latest developments and online-only coverage on, Neurology Today also gives readers the inside track to key clinical and basic science advances from the AAN and its official journal, Neurology, as well as other peer-reviewed neurology and medical journals.

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Joseph E. Safdieh, MD, FAAN
Assistant Dean, Clinical Curriculum
Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation Education Scholar
Vice Chairman for Education
Associate Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

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Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Deborah A. Hall, MD, PhD, FAAN
Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Barney J. Stern, MD, FAAN
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Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

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