DUBLIN, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company today announced that it has 13 presentations at the upcoming 69th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) annual meeting taking place April 22-28, 2017 in Boston. Among the highlights are three podium presentations on Chronic Migraine disease awareness and post-stroke spasticity in adults, and poster presentations in Alzheimer's Disease. Additionally, two platform presentations showcasing findings from the Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcomes (CaMEO) Study were identified as advances in the field of neuroscience and selected for a special session entitled, "Invited Science: Headache." This session will include six 20-minute lectures highlighting some of the most exciting advances in the headache field.
"Allergan is extremely proud of the breadth of data being presented at AAN as it demonstrates our commitment to high quality research and development in neurology," said David Nicholson, executive vice president and president of Global R&D Brands at Allergan. "We are also honored that the AAN Science Committee has selected two of our CaMEO studies as part of its special session on headaches. It is a true affirmation of our efforts to advance the science of migraine through ongoing research and clinical investment."
The scheduled times (noted in local Eastern Time) of the presentations and locations at the Boston Convention and Events Center are as follows:
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