With great pleasure we announce that Professor Marjo van der Knaap (Netherlands) will be presented with the prestigious 3rd Aicardi Award at the 14th EPNS Congress in Glasgow.

In partnership with MacKeith Press, the EPNS Aicardi Award recognises a respected and admired doctor who has made an outstanding contribution to the  field of child neurology.  A world leading expert on white matter disorders and pattern recognition in leukodystrophies Professor van der Knaap through her clinical acumen, attention to detail and generosity of spirit has identified many new diseases, their genetic basis and now their treatments. An inspiring role model who has shown great dedication in training young paediatric neurologists, the EPNS is delighted to congratulate Professor van der Knaap.

The award presentation and lecture will take place at the EPNS Glasgow Congress welcome reception on Tuesday 1 June 2021 and promises to be a highlight of the congress. More details will follow in due course.