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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
Please help develop new Preclinical Common Data Elements
Comment now on new preclinical research data elements (CDE) developed by the ILAE/AES Joint Translational Task Force to facilitate collaborations across labs, creation of big databases to deposit such data, as well as help comparisons of findings across different studies.
Deadline: December 31, 2018
A large study to find new epilepsy genes was undertaken by more than 150 researchers from multiple centres in the UK, Europe, USA, Brazil, Hong Kong and Australia as part of the International League Against Epilepsy Consortium on Complex Epilepsies. The results tripled the number of known genetic associations for epilepsy and importantly implicated 11 new genes.
10 December, 2018
The chapter is young and growing, with members who actively contribute their share towards achieving the common goal to "bring epilepsy out of the shadows."
21 November, 2018
The Qatar chapter is very active within the country and internationally through clinical, research, and educational activities.
7 November, 2018
We regret to announce that Augustine Mugarura, Secretary General of the Uganda League Against Epilepsy, passed away in October 2018. In addition to his role with the ILAE, he was the long-standing director of the Epilepsy Support Association Uganda (ESAU). He also led the IBE chapter in Uganda…
5 November, 2018
Despite widespread insecurity, Libya, one of ILAE’s newest chapters, successfully held the first Libyan Scientific Society for Epilepsy Symposium.
25 October, 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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