International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology

International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology


Message from the IFCN President

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to introduce Carol Freysinger as the new Executive Director of the IFCN following the retirement of Clarissa Russell. Carol brings with her over 20 years of association leadership and has managed both national and international societies of all sizes. If you would like to reach Carol, you may email her at

We are very pleased to announce that Matt Birkbeck has won the 2020 Herbert Jasper Young Investigator Paper Award for the paper Birkbeck M, Heskamp L, Schofield IS, Blamire AM, Whittaker RG (2020) Non-invasive imaging of single human motor units. Clinical Neurophysiology 131: 1399–1406.

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Professor Nortina Shahrizaila will present The Electrodiagnosis of Guillain–Barré Syndrome.

Date: May 22, 2021 at 8:00 am EDT (2:00 pm CET)

The electrodiagnosis of Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) can be classified into demyelinating and axonal subtypes. In recent years, it has been demonstrated that there may be flaws in the existing criteria especially when applied at the early stages of disease. In this talk, the evolution of the electrodiagnostic criteria of GBS is discussed along with their drawbacks in recognising the spectrum of axonal subtypes of GBS.

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32nd International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology

IFCN Publications

The IFCN has two official journals Clinical Neurophysiology and Clinical Neurophysiology Practice.
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Clinical Neurophysiology Journal

Volume 132, Issue 4 (April 2021)

Clinical Neurophysiology is the official journal of IFCN and its member Societies. It has been adopted as the official journal of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, the Czech Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, the Brazilian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology and the International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology.

Clinical Neurophysiology is dedicated to publishing scholarly reports on the pathophysiology underlying diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system of humans.

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Clinical Neurophysiology Practice Journal

Volume 4 (2019) (Open access)

Clinical Neurophysiology Practice (CNP) is a new Open Access journal that focuses on clinical practice issues in clinical neurophysiology including relevant new research, case reports or clinical series, normal values and didactic reviews. It complements Clinical Neurophysiology which focuses on innovative research in the specialty. It has a role in supporting established clinical practice, and an educational role for trainees, technicians and practitioners.

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Who We Are

The International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) has member societies in 62 countries.

The IFCN mission is to promote best practice in clinical neurophysiology through education and research throughout the world. And our vision is to improve healthcare worldwide by understanding the nervous system and optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders through clinical neurophysiology.

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