UPDATES have been held annually by MADRAS
NEURO TRUST since 2003.
Neuroscientists in Chennai formed the MADRAS
NEURO TRUST under the chairmanship of Prof.
G. ARJUNDAS with the principal aim of
promoting academic activities for the benefit
of the postgraduates and practicing neurologists.
Towards this purpose,
the Madras Neuro Trust organizes the NEURO UPDATE
annually as a continuing educational program for
the practicing Neurologists and exposing the neurology
residents to recent clinical research
works being done world over.
Each year 3 or
4 themes are chosen and expert Neurologists/Neurosurgeons
in the respective field are invited. Workshops
are also held linked to these updates. We have
had sessions on Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy,
Headache, Movement Disorders, Neuro-Ophthalmology,
Mitochondrial Disorders involving the CNS, Neuromuscular
diseases, Peripheral Neuropathy and Neuro infections.