MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2018 Neuro Film Festival, presented by the American Academy
The deadline to enter a video into the Neuro Film Festival is March 2, 2018.
The Neuro Film Festival aims to build awareness for neuroscience research, demonstrate its importance, and inspire young people to pursue careers in neuroscience.
The festival has four categories, giving entrants four chances to win. The categories offer everyone impacted by brain disease the opportunity to share their story, from young minds to medical students to patients to professionals.
One Grand Prize winning video from each of the following categories will receive $1,000. The four categories include:
Videos should be no more than five minutes long, and must include the category phrase somewhere in the video. Visit www.neurofilmfestival.com to view topic ideas within each category, to read contest rules and to submit your video.
"With one in six people in the United States being affected by brain disease, it is more important than ever that we increase our understanding of the brain," said Catherine M. Rydell, CAE, Executive Director and CEO of the American Academy of Neurology. "Please share your story, or that of a loved one, and help us raise awareness of the critical need for more research focused on brain disorders such Alzheimer's disease, migraine, autism, concussion, epilepsy, ALS and stroke."
Since the festival began, over 500 videos have been submitted, which have collectively received over 153,000 views on YouTube.
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.
For more information about the American Academy of Neurology, visit http://www.aan.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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SOURCE American Academy of Neurology
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