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 Type of Vertigo Identified

May 23, 2018

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For Older Adults, a Better Diet May Prevent Brain Shrinkage

May 16, 2018

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Depression Linked to Memory Problems and Brain Aging

May 9, 2018

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More than Relaxation? Saunas May Be Linked
to Lower Stroke Risk

May 2, 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