TEERIN LIEWLUCK, MD AWARDED THE SCIENTIFIC IMPACT AWARD FROM AANEM

Teerin Liewluck, MD, has been chosen as one of the winners of AANEM’s 2021 Scientific Impact Award. Dr. Liewluck was the senior author on a published paper titled, Neuromuscular Transmission Defects in Myopathies: Rare but Worth Searching For.

AANEM ANNOUNCES 2021 GOLSETH YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD WINNERS

The Golseth Young Investigator Award honors AANEM founding member, Dr. James Golseth. It is presented annually to a medical student or physician in the early stages of their career for original research in NM and EDX medicine. Both a winner and a runner-up were selected for 2021.

KERRY H. LEVIN, MD SELECTED FOR THE 2021 DISTINGUISHED PHYSICIAN AWARD FROM AANEM

AANEM chooses one member each year who has provided distinguished service over the course of their career as a clinician and/or educator in support of AANEM activities. Kerry H. Levin, MD has been chosen for his commitment as both a clinician and an educator.

MICHAEL S. CARTWRIGHT, MD, MS AWARDED THE JUN KIMURA OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD FROM AANEM

AANEM is pleased to announce Michael S. Cartwright, MD, MS is the winner of the 2021 Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award. This award is characterized by a member’s significant contributions relating to neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine education.

AANEM Launches Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal and Virtual Fellowship Fair

On January 1, 2021, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) launched the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal. The new portal makes it easier than ever for physicians interested in a neuromuscular (NM) fellowship to apply, and for Training Program Directors to make offers.

ALS Patients Find Hope in New Study Authored by AANEM Members

There is some hope on the horizon for patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. More than a dozen members of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) were authors on a study announcing the results showing promise in the fight against ALS that appeared in AANEM’s journal Muscle & Nerve.

More Than 1,660 People Attend the AANEM 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

A record-breaking 1,666 people attended the 67th American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) Annual Meeting, which took place from October 7-10, 2020. For the first time, the AANEM Annual Meeting was held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. R. James Cotton Receives Clinical Research Fellowship From the American Neuromuscular Foundation

R. James Cotton, MD, PhD, has been selected as the recipient of the American Neuromuscular Foundation’s (ANF) Clinical Research Fellowship to provide insights and answers about the safety and effectiveness of the neurological application of neurotoxins.

Jacqueline J. Wertsch, MD, Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is honoring Jacqueline J. Wertsch, MD, with the 2020 AANEM Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the fields of neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine.