Lege Artis Medicinae

[Report of the 1990 Congress of the European Association for Clinical Neuropharmacology]

TÁRCZY Miklós1

JANUARY 12, 1991

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1991;1(01)

[EACN was founded in 1983, mainly thanks to the efforts of Professor F. Gerstenbrand, a neurologist from Innsbruck. The basic aim of the organisation is to provide a forum for the exchange of experience between specialists in the fields of neurology and pharmacology, involving almost all the countries of Europe, mainly through annual congresses. Thus, in 1984, the Hungarian Society of Neurologists and Mental Health Practitioners was held in Budapest, under the chairmanship of Professor Endre Csanda.]

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