The American Neuromuscular Foundation is excited to share that Michael Skolka, MD, has received the 2023 Golseth Young Investigator Award for his abstract titled, “The Utility of Electrodiagnostic Testing in Rhabdomyolysis in the Era of Next Generation Sequencing.”
The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) proudly announces Dr. Amanda C. Peltier as the 2023 Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award recipient for her numerous contributions and dedication to advancing medical education in the fields of neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine.
University of Delaware researchers will use a $1.2 million National Institutes of Health grant to improve post-stroke rehabilitation using robotic exoskeleton devices and advanced modeling techniques to develop patient-specific exercises and interventions.
In a video posted to Instagram, Grammy-award-winning singer Celine Dion announced that she has a rare condition called stiff person syndrome. Here, a neuromuscular specialist shares helpful facts about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is excited to host the neuromuscular (NM) fellowship match again in 2023. Through the AANEM Fellowship Match Portal, neurology and PM&R residents are welcome to apply for fellowships in NM medicine and/or clinical neurophysiology (CNP) (EMG-focused).
Molecular biologist Yu Xin (Will) Wang, Ph.D., has joined Sanford Burnham Prebys as an assistant professor in the Development, Aging, and Regeneration Program to uncover the ways muscle, nerve and immune cells work together to overcome disease.
Muscle & Nerve has officially published the first two
manuscripts in the new submission category of Expert Clinical Perspectives. “Diagnosis of
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy” and “Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory
Demyelinating Polyneuropathy,” were both co-authored by Jeffrey Allen, MD, and Richard
Lewis, MD, and published in the November 2022 journal.
American Association of Neuromuscular &
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), is excited to announce Anthony A. Amato, MD, as the
recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Researcher Award. This award honors members who have
made continuous significant contributions to clinical neurophysiological, NM, or MSK research.
The American Association of Neuromuscular &
Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM), is excited to announce David C. Preston, MD, as the
recipient of the 2022 Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award. Each year, AANEM recognizes
members for their significant contributions related to NM and EDX medicine education.
Dr. Rutkove’s work focuses on the application of innovative techniques for the assessment of NM disease. His research centers on electrical impedance myography (EIM), neuronal excitability testing, and ultrasound methodologies.
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.
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.
AANEM has selected Andrew H. Dubin, MD to receive the Ernest Johnson Outstanding Educator Award in 2021. AANEM Outstanding Educator Awards honor members for their significant contributions related to neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine education.
Longtime advocate of veteran healthcare and quality telehealth medical care, Ileana Howard, MD, has been selected for the 2021 AANEM Advocacy Award.
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.
Janice M. Massey, MD, the first woman to be named professor of neurology with tenure at Duke University, is now the second woman in history to be selected as the recipient of AANEM’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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.
The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is excited to announce some of the sessions for the upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting.
The plenary topic is “New Worlds, New Ways.”
The AANEM Quality & Patient Safety Committee has published the paper, “Doctor – Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine? Infection and Immunization in Individuals with Neuromuscular Disorders.”
The AANEM is hosting their first Spring Virtual Conference.
The American Neuromuscular Foundation (ANF), is excited to introduce its first Public Board Member, Barry McLeish. McLeish will spearhead the effort to help ANF become a driving force in neuromuscular research.
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.
The AANEM’s Public Recognition Award honors someone who has made extraordinary contributions toward increasing public awareness of muscle and nerve disorders.
The award recognizes mid-career members for serving as a first author, second author, or senior author on a published paper in a national or international peer-reviewed, indexed journal with in the past 2 years.
The award recognizes mid-career members for serving as a first author, second author, or senior author on a published paper in a national or international peer-reviewed, indexed journal within the past 2 years.
This award is given to AANEM members who have made continuous significant contributions to clinical neurophysiological, neuromuscular, or musculoskeletal research.
The AANEM’s Innovation Award honors forward-thinking members for designing and developing products, services, or processes to enhance patient care and/or transform the quality of patient care through technology and innovation.
This award honors a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation AANEM member for significant contributions related to neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic education.
Devon Rubin, MD, is the second winner of the new AANEM Jun Kimura Outstanding Educator Award. This award honors AANEM members for their significant contributions related to NM and EDX education.
AANEM is excited to announce that it will be launching a Neuromuscular (NM) Medicine Fellowship Portal to make it easy for physicians interested in a NM fellowship to apply and for Training Program Directors to make offers for NM fellowships.