What: Registration is open now to journalists planning to attend the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Washington, DC, April 18 through 25, 2015. The AAN Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of neurologists who come together to share the latest advances in neurologic research.

The AAN Annual Meeting Press Room serves hundreds of print, broadcast and online reporters from around the world. More than 12,000 neurologists and neuroscientists are expected to attend the Annual Meeting, which will highlight the latest advances in neurologic research through more than 2,500 poster and platform sessions, as well as late-breaking research, key lectures and 175 educational programs on 19 neurology topics.

When: The Press Room is open April 19 through 24, 2015

Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC

Online Registration: To register, visit https://www.aan.com/press-room/annual-meeting-press-room. Members of non-U.S. media are required to pre-register in advance of the 2015 Annual Meeting by April 10, 2015. On-site registration will be permitted for all U.S. media.

Policies: To view the AAN’s press room registration, embargo and industry policies related to press, visit http://www.aan.com/press-room/annual-meeting-press-room.

Key Dates Before and During the Annual Meeting:

Non-emerging abstracts of scientific research presentations will be posted online via www.aan.com at 4:00 p.m., ET, on Thursday, February 26, 2015, unless otherwise noted by the AAN Media and Public Relations Department. Emerging science abstracts will be embargoed until 12:01 a.m., ET, on Friday, April 17, 2015, unless otherwise noted by the AAN Media and Public Relations Department. Press conferences on emerging science abstracts will begin on Monday, April 20, 2015, and continue throughout the week of the Annual Meeting as presentations are being made. It is recommended that press arrive at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

For more information: Visit the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting website at https://www.aan.com/conferences/2015-annual-meeting.

The American Academy of Neurology, an association of 28,000 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, Google+ and YouTube.

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