NEUROMODULATION

 

The International Neuromodulation Society (INS) is a non-profit group of clinicians, scientists and engineers dedicated to the scientific development and awareness of neuromodulation - the alteration of nerve activity through the delivery of electrical stimulation or chemical agents to targeted sites of the body. Founded in 1989 and based in San Francisco, CA, the INS educates and promotes the field through meetings, its quarterly, peer-reviewed journal Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface and chapter websites.

 

Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface contains articles of the highest scientific caliber. The journal's sole purpose is to advance the basic and clinical science of the field of neuromodulation. It publishes scientific works, scientific reviews, and abstracts of papers accepted for review at national and international congresses.

The North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) is dedicated to advancing the field of Neuromodulation through clinical research, education, and print material within the United States while increasing the avenues of development for its members through professional networking systems, ongoing communication and other opportunities.

MOVEMENT DISORDERS

 

The Parkinson Society Canada provides a national voice for Canadians living with Parkinson’s. Their purpose Federation is to ease the burden and find a cure through advocacy, education, research and support services.

 

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.

 

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is an organization dedicated to serving all people with dystonia and their families. It is a membership-driven organization led by a Board of Directors and network of volunteers with personal connections to dystonia.

 

We Move is a comprehensive resource for movement disorder information and a hub of movement disorder activities on the web.

 

The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) provide global educational information, services and support to those affected by essential tremor (ET), and to health care providers, while promoting and funding ET research.

UROLOGY 

 

The Canadian Urological Association’s (CUA) mission is to represent and provide a voice for all Canadian urologists and to foster dedication of all members of the profession toward ensuring the highest possible standard of urologic care for Canadians.

PAIN

 

The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) brings together scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and policy makers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.

 

The Canadian Pain Society (CPS) is a chapter of the IASP and consists of over 850 members across Canada who are interested in the study and alleviation of pain.