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COVID-19 and Epilepsy: Resources from ILAE

PWE and COVID-19: Information about the COVID-19 virus and epilepsy, and an email address to share information on our resources page.

Congresses: The International Epilepsy Congress will be held in Paris in August 2021 as originally planned, however, all ILAE Regional congresses for 2020 have been postponed; new dates will be announced shortly.

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Diptanshu Das
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New Editor in Chief for the ILAE Wikipedia Project

The ILAE welcomes Dr. Diptanshu Das from India as new Editor in chief for the ILAE Wikipedia Project, effective July 1st 2020. Dr. Das is a pediatric neurologist with considerable experience with editing thousands of Wikipedia articles, and is a Board Member of Wikimedia Medicine.

19 May, 2020
Michael Prize
World News

Call for nominations for the 2021 Michael Prize

The Michael Prize is one of the most highly regarded international awards for the best contribution to scientific and clinical research which promote further developments in epileptology. Awarded biennially, it is specially designed to attract scientists not older than 45 years of age. Submission deadline: 31 December, 2020.

19 May, 2020
Webinars 2020 from ILAE's Young Epilepsy Section (YES)
About ILAE

YES Webinars

Join the open-access Epilepsy Webinars 2020 for high-quality education and hot topics in epilepsy care and research. The talks by international experts will be streamed on YouTube and hosted by the ILAE Young Epilepsy Section. The focus in May/June 2020 is on pediatric epileptology, neonatal…

18 May, 2020
Richard Holmes, retiring International Director of Meetings
About ILAE

Richard Holmes Retires: The End of an Era

As of April, 2020, Richard Holmes has retired as International Director of Meetings (IDM) for ILAE and IBE. It is the end of an era for our two organizations that has been characterized by tremendous growth and prosperity.

4 May, 2020

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