Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS - You can now watch and vote for your favorite video in the 2014 Neuro Film Festival at http://www.NeuroFilmFestival.com. The Neuro Film Festival is an annual contest presented by the American Brain Foundation to help raise awareness about why more research is needed to cure brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis.
Public voting for the “Fan Favorite” video is open March 20-27, 2014, with the winner receiving recognition at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, the world’s largest meeting of neurologists with an estimated 12,000 attendees. A jury will determine the Grand Prize winner and a Runner-up. The winners will be announced and the videos played in front of a live audience at the Annual Meeting. The Neuro Film Festival, in its fifth year, is sponsored by PSAV® Presentation Services.
About the American Brain Foundation:The American Brain Foundation, the foundation of the American Academy of Neurology, supports crucial research and education to discover causes, improved treatments, and cures for the brain and other nervous system diseases. One in six people is affected by brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, autism, and epilepsy.
About the American Academy of Neurology:The American Academy of Neurology, an association of more than 27,000 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.