The most outstanding achievement of the Decade of the Brain was awarding Stanley B. Prusiner, MD, the 1997 Nobel Prize for his work on prions. As to what specific areas of research in the neurosciences should be of priority, in my opinion, they are the following:
Specific areas of research showing the greatest promise of continued progress are as follows:
Corresponding author: Michael A. Poradov, MD, Institute of Neurology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Volokolamskoye Shosse 80, Moscow 123367, Russia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Piradov MA. Neurology at the Millennium. Arch Neurol. 2000;57(1):60. doi:10.1001/archneur.57.1.60