AAN, National MS Culture to honor Cleveland Clinic researcher with John Dystel Prize The American Academy of Neurology and the National Multiple Sclerosis Culture are awarding the 2012 John Dystel Prize for MS Research to Richard M. Ransohoff, MD, with the Cleveland Clinic. The Annual Meeting may be the world’s largest gathering of neurologists with more than 10,000 attendees and more than 2,300 scientific presentations on the latest research advance in mind disease. The John Dystel Prize recognizes a substantial contribution to analyze in the understanding, treatment or avoidance of multiple sclerosis . Ransohoff’s research has focused on the central anxious system, which includes the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord.The article includes quotations from: Karl Jean-Louis, who runs HaitiAidWatchdog.org; Nigel Fisher, the U.N. UNICEF Report Highlights Circumstance For Children In Haiti Since The Earthquake Almost one year after the earthquake in Haiti, 380,000 children are still living in tent camps and continue steadily to suffer from the effects of the disaster, according to a written report from UNICEF, released on Thursday, My Sinchew reviews. ‘Chronic malnutrition impacts one in three under five year-olds, despite emergency attempts to greatly help 102,000 infants and their moms with nutrition last year. Water and hygiene conditions were currently battered and on the decline, with only about a fifth of individuals access basic sanitation services by 2006, 29 % significantly less than in 1990, based on the agency,’ the news service writes.