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Fred Andermann Endowed Lecture in Clinical Epileptology

ILAE was pleased to present its first endowed lecture in an homage to Frederick Andermann during the 34th International Epilepsy Congress on 31 August 2021.

This special session was co-chaired by Samuel Wiebe and J Helen Cross, with an introduction by François Dubeau. Simon Shorvon, Professor and Consultant in neurology in London, presented the lecture “Does epilepsy still exist?: The changing concepts of epilepsy in the last 150 years.”

With thanks to all donors for their support, the Fred Andermann endowed lecture in clinical epileptology is now available on the ILAE YouTube channel and on the education videos page.

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