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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’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
The Georgian Chapter of ILAE (GLAE) presented its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Georgian Award in Epilepsy to Prof. Federico Vigevano, Chief of U.O.C. of Neurology Children's Hospital, Director of the Neurosciences and Neurorehabilitation Department Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù. The award was…
7 June, 2018
A team from Bern has won this year's Research Recognition Award which is presented by the Swiss League Against Epilepsy and comes with prize money of CHF 25,000. The award-winning project involves research into an innovative investigation method which uses magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
30 May, 2018
Congratulations to Professor Ingrid Scheffer who was elected to the Royal Society of London. She was among the fifty distinguished scientists elected for their exceptional contribution to science. The society is the oldest scientific institution in the world. Professor Scheffer's work as a…
15 May, 2018
Summary This is the second of a 2‐part primer on the genetics of the epilepsies within the Genetic Literacy Series of the Genetics Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy. In Part 1, we covered types of genetic variation, inheritance patterns, and their relationship to disease.…
12 May, 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.
The 2017 ILAE classification of seizure types and the epilepsies: what do people with epilepsy and their caregivers need to know?
Martin J. Brodie, Sameer M. Zuberi, Ingrid E. Scheffer, Robert S. Fisher
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