Source Newsroom: American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Win up to $1,000 and a Trip to San Diego
Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – Only one month remains to submit your short video to the 2013 Neuro Film Festival, a contest by the American Brain Foundation to raise awareness about why more money is needed for research to find cures for brain disease. Winners could receive up to $1,000 and a trip to San Diego to see their video shown to a live audience at the Neuro Film Festival event. The deadline to enter is January 31, 2013, at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com.
Brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, migraine, stroke, epilepsy, autism, and Parkinson’s disease, currently affect 50 million people in the United States.
A video showing how to submit to the Neuro Film Festival is available at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com along with complete contest rules. Video entries should be no more than 5:00 minutes in length and include the phrase “Let’s put our brains together to cure brain disease. Visit CureBrainDisease.org.”
Since 2010, nearly 300 videos have been submitted to the Neuro Film Festival along with thousands of votes cast from the public for their favorite entries. You can watch these powerful video entries at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com.
The American Brain Foundation, the foundation of the American Academy of Neurology, supports vital research and education to discover causes, improved treatments, and cures for brain and other nervous system diseases. Learn more at http://www.CureBrainDisease.org or find the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and YouTube.
The American Academy of Neurology, an association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. A neurologist is a doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, migraine, multiple sclerosis, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter">Twitter, Google+">Google+ and YouTube.