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The World's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy
Preclinical Common Data Elements Discussion Open
Comment now on new preclinical research data elements (CDE) developed by the ILAE/AES Joint Translational Task Force to facilitate collaborations across labs, creation of big databases to deposit such data, as well as help comparisons of findings across different studies.Deadline December 31, 2018.
The Qatar chapter is very active within the country and internationally through clinical, research, and educational activities.
7 November, 2018
We regret to announce that Augustine Mugarura, Secretary General of the Uganda League Against Epilepsy, passed away in October 2018. In addition to his role with the ILAE, he was the long-standing director of the Epilepsy Support Association Uganda (ESAU). He also led the IBE chapter in Uganda…
5 November, 2018
Despite widespread insecurity, Libya, one of ILAE’s newest chapters, successfully held the first Libyan Scientific Society for Epilepsy Symposium.
25 October, 2018
The Swiss League Against Epilepsy is helping to increase knowledge about epilepsy with its annual research grant of CHF 25,000. This year, applications are invited for two further awards: the Alfred Hauptmann Award and the Prize for Best Dissertation in the field of epileptology. The application deadline for all awards is 31 December 2018.
11 October, 2018
Our model determined that immediate AED treatment is preferable to deferred treatment in adult first-seizure patients over a wide and clinically relevant range of variables. Furthermore, our analysis suggests that the 10-year seizure recurrence rate that justifies AED treatment (38.0%) is substantially lower than the 60% threshold used in the current definition of epilepsy.
9 October, 2018
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official publications in original peer-reviewed articles that communicate the latest in epilepsy research.
Corpus callosum low‐frequency stimulation suppresses seizures in an acute rat model of focal cortical seizures
Couturier and Durand
Identifying the educational needs of physicians in pediatric epilepsy in order to improve care: results from a needs assessment in Germany, Spain, and the United States
Suzanne Murray, Sara Labbé, Sanjeev Kothare, Ignacio Málaga, Gerhard Kluger, Patti Ogden, Patrice Lazure, Alexis Arzimanoglou
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