Press & Media

The American Academy of Neurology's online press room provides assistance to the media in understanding the latest research in neurology, as well as the role of the neurologist in providing quality patient care.

Learn about the AAN's Annual Meeting Press Room Registration.

View the AAN's Press & Media Policies 


Recent Press Releases

New Guideline: Start
Taking MS Drugs Early On

April 23, 2018

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April 20, 2018

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Evidence Shows Non-invasive Nerve Stimulation May Help with Hand Tremor

April 19, 2018

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A Single Concussion May Increase Risk of Parkinson’s Disease 

April 18, 2018

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Press Release Archives

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) press releases are based on new studies published in the weekly journal Neurology®, advocacy efforts, new guidelines, and science presented at the AAN Annual Meeting

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Support for Journalists

The AAN Media Relations team provides support to media outlets through the following:

  • Press Releases on studies published in Neurology®, the AAN's weekly medical journal. Sign up today.
  • Interviews with physician experts who can quickly provide comments on a wide range of neurological issues
  • AAN Guidelines and Position Statements
  • AAN Annual Meeting Press Kits on scientific abstracts and award winners
  • Information on major AAN award winners
  • American Academy of Neurology Fact Sheet

For more information, contact Renee Tessman at (612) 928-6137 or Michelle Uher at (612) 928-6120 

Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS, FAHA, FAAN

American Academy of Neurology

Catherine M. Rydell, CAE

Executive Director and CEO
American Academy of Neurology