The Brazilian Academy of Sciences is the national academy of Brazil was founded on May 3, 1916. It is headquartered in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The author presents a report of the first meeting of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology, which took place in Curitiba, Paraná, early 45 years ago, in 1963 between June 30 and July 05. In the scientific sessions a total of 103 papers were presented, predominantly in the following sub-areas such as epilepsy, vascular diseases of the brain, brain neoplasia, and infections of the nervous system. Of these scientific papers, The São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro schools presented 85.43%. Twenty-two Brazilian Congress of Neurology have been held in the 45 years since the first meeting of the BAN.Read More»