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Press room registration is open for 2019 AAN Annual Meeting

American Academy of Neurology

MINNEAPOLIS - Registration is now open for journalists planning to attend the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Philadelphia, May 4 to 10, 2019. The AAN Annual Meeting is the world's largest gathering of neurologists who come together to share the latest advances in neurologic research.

Over 14,000 neurology professionals and meeting attendees from across the globe are expected to attend the Annual Meeting, which will highlight the latest advances in neurologic research through more than 3,000 poster and platform presentations of research, as well as late-breaking research, key lectures and 259 educational courses on 19 neurology topics. The AAN Annual Meeting press room will serve hundreds of print, broadcast and online reporters as they cover this research.

When: The AAN Annual Meeting press room is open May 4 to 10, 2019.

Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

Registration: To register, visit our AAN Annual Meeting Press Registration Policies page. Members of non-U.S. media are required to pre-register in advance of the 2019 Annual Meeting by Friday, April 26, 2019. On-site registration will be permitted for U.S. media only.

Press Room Policies: To view the AAN's press room registration, embargo and industry policies related to press, visit our AAN Press & Media page.

Key Dates Before and During Annual Meeting: Non-emerging abstracts of scientific research presentations will be posted online via at 4:00 p.m., ET, on Thursday, March 7, 2019, 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, May 3, 2019, unless otherwise noted by the AAN Media and Public Relations department. Press conferences on emerging science abstracts will take place during the week of the Annual Meeting. It is recommended that press arrive at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

For More Information: Visit the American Academy of Neurology's 71st Annual Meeting website.

The American Academy of Neurology is the world's largest association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals, with over 34,000 members. The AAN 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, concussion, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.

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Angharad Chester-Jones,, 612-928-6169

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