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ILAE-IBE International Congress Awards

Shichuo Li
Shichuo Li
Lifetime Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce the winners of ILAE/IBE Congress Awards. These awards will be presented at the International Epilepy Congress, and honor individuals who have made significant contributions over a long period of time and at an international level, to the field of epilepsy.

  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Shichuo Li
  • Social Accomplishment Award - Arlette Honein
  • Ambassador for Epilepsy Award (12 honorees)

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Paul Kioy
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In memoriam Paul Kioy

It is with great sadness that we report that Professor Paul Gighuri Kioy passed away with complications of COVID-19 on 7th January 2021. Professor Kioy made significant contributions to the study of epilepsy and epilepsy care in Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa. Read full tribute to Paul Kioy.

18 January, 2021
International Epilepsy Day
World News

International Epilepsy Day - February 8

This is a day for everyone, no matter where you are, no matter how small your group or large your area, no matter whether you focus on the medical or the social aspects of the disease. We want you to help us to mark International Epilepsy Day! Let’s speak with one global voice.

4 February, 2021
Logo for IBE-Africa
World News

Advocacy Training Vacancy

IBE-Africa is looking for an Advocacy Trainer to conduct capacity building in the form of training for CSOs working on lobbying and advocating for epilepsy inclusion.

25 January, 2021
Gruppo Famiglie Dravet ONLUS, Italy announces call for proposals for Dravet Syndrome research projects
World News

Call for applications for research grants

Applications are now being accepted for funds for a two year research project aimed at understanding the pathogenesis of Dravet syndrome and paving the way to new treatments.

19 January, 2021

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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.

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