Welcome to the International League Against Epilepsy
The World's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy
Mark your calendar! International Epilepsy Day is a global event celebrated annually on the 2nd Monday of February, to promote awareness of epilepsy. With IBE and ILAE representation in more than 120 countries, this is a powerful opportunity to highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and carers, in every region of the world.
15 January, 2020
Long-term overall employment rates were higher compared to most previous studies on surgery in adults. Seizure-free patients with a preoperative IQ ≥70 showed rates of full-time employment similar to the general population. Further research is needed to determine whether this also applies for occupational complexity and wages. (Neurology December 2019)
14 January, 2020
Almost one in every three patients suffers from seizures that are resistant to drugs. Scientists are looking for new ways to help them. Science Vol. 366, Issue 6471, pp. 1300-1304.
19 December, 2019
A special budget for epilepsy (3.7 million US$) in 2020 was finally approved by the National Assembly of Korea. This government budget for epilepsy is the first time in the history of the Korea government which was formed in 1948. It is great news and a Christmas present to people with epilepsy…
16 December, 2019
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates the latest original research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official peer-reviewed publications.
Mintzer et al
Biochemical assessment of patients following ketogenic diets for epilepsy: current practice in the UK and Ireland
Schoeler et al
Management of epilepsy in pregnancy: a report from the International League Against Epilepsy Task Force on Women and Pregnancy
Torbjörn Tomson, Dina Battino, Rebecca Bromley, Silvia Kochen, Kimford Meador, Page Pennell, Sanjeev V. Thomas
Brno, Czech Republic
20 - 24 January 2020
24 - 26 January 2020
Belfast, Northern Ireland
29 - 31 January 2020
7 - 8 February 2020
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
13 February 2020
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