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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
VIREPA applications are now open
Applications are now being accepted for ILAE's Virtual Epilepsy Academy (VIREPA) classees for the 2018-2019 academic year. VIREPA courses are internet-based, e-moderated, and highly interactive. Application deadline August 17, 2018.
The ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures has created a classification for seizures in the neonate, which is intended to become the ILAE position on the classification for seizures in this age group. As part of the approval and adoption process the League asks its members to review and comment on…
16 August, 2018
The ROW Foundation, coordinating with ILAE's Liga Venezolana Contra la Epilepsia, recently made a medication humanitarian aid grant of 125 cases of Roweepra® (levetiracetam USP) to Cuatro por Venezuela, an organization that sends relief supplies in the form of medication, food and other necessary items to be distributed by their network of doctors and organizations in the country.
14 August, 2018
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
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
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
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
Scientist Brenda Milner, born in 1918, pioneered memory research
17 July, 2018
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
Ya está abierto el llamado a solicitantes a pasantias de 1 año (fellowship) en epileptología clínica o en neurocirugía de ALADE - año 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.
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