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Spotlight on the Colombian Chapter of the ILAE

La Liga Colombiana contra la Epilepsia (LCE), capítulo para Colombia de la ILAE, nació en 1964, en la ciudad de Cartagena de Indias, junto al mar Caribe. Se extendió luego a todo el país. Desde su comienzo tuvo el impulso de trabajar globalmente con los aspectos médicos y psicosociales de las…

30 July, 2018
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Clinical Research

Generic antiepileptic drugs—Safe or harmful in patients with epilepsy?

The main issue is if bioequivalence ensures therapeutic equivalence. Are switches from brand to generic, or between generic AEDs entirely safe or potentially harmful in patients with epilepsy? We summarized and evaluated the available evidence from bioequivalence, health care utilization, and clinical studies on safety of generic AEDs.

27 July, 2018
Sallie Baxendale
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Sallie Baxendale receives INS award

The International Neuropsychological Society (INS) has awarded Sallie Baxendale the Arthur Benton Mid-Career Award in recognition of outstanding scientific contributions to the field of neuropsychology and INS at the mid-career level. She received the award at the INS meeting in Prague, July…

24 July, 2018
Hermann Doose
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In memoriam: Hermann Doose (1927-2018)

In memoriam Hermann Doose, pioneer in genetic epilepsies of childhood and the genetics of EEG traits. His name stays inseparably connected with Myoclonic Astatic Epilepsy, which also bears the name “Doose Syndrome.”

17 July, 2018
Clinical Research

Effect of Cannabidiol on Drop Seizures in the Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome

Among children and adults with the Lennox–Gastaut syndrome, the addition of cannabidiol at a dose of 10 mg or 20 mg per kilogram per day to a conventional antiepileptic regimen resulted in greater reductions in the frequency of drop seizures than placebo.

17 May, 2018
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Becas ALADE 2018

Ya está abierto el llamado a solicitantes a pasantias de 1 año (fellowship) en epileptología clínica o en neurocirugía de ALADE - año 2018

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Fellowship Announced - Application deadline July 10

The International League Against Epilepsy’s (ILAE) Commission on Eastern Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of fellowships for young epileptologist interested to engage in further training in epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units.

18 June, 2018
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