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March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American
Brain Foundation is pleased to announce the winning entries for its 2013
Neuro Film Festival®, a contest to raise awareness through video about the need to support research into the prevention, treatment and cure of brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.
GRAND PRIZE ( $1,000 and a trip to San Diego)Awarded by a select panel of judges for the film exhibiting creativity in a technically polished presentation:
Hope for HumaNS by
San Antonio, TX
RUNNER-UP PRIZE ( $500and a trip to San Diego)Awarded by a select panel of judges:
Ingrid Pfau, Bozeman, UT
FAN FAVORITE AWARD (Online Recognition)Awarded by peers as a result of public voting on video entries:
Little Heroes by
To view the winning entries and the other video submissions to the Neuro Film Festival, visit
The winning films were announced and screened
March 22, 2013, at the Neuro Film Festival in
San Diego in conjunction with the American Academy of Neurology's 65
th Annual Meeting, the world's largest meeting of neurologists.
The Neuro Film Festival is sponsored by PSAV® Presentation Services.
Brain Foundation, the foundation of the American Academy of Neurology, supports vital research into finding cures for brain disease. The Foundation is committed to improving patient care, quality of life and public understanding of brain disease. To learn more or to make a donation to support research, visit
http://www.CureBrainDisease.org or find us on
The American Academy of Neurology, an association of more than 26,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals, 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, brain injury, Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.