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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
35th International Epilepsy Congress
IEC 2023, taking place on 2-6 September 2023, is rapidly approaching! Attend online or in-person for over five days of great sessions, networking, posters, and meetings.
Programme highlights include the Presidential Symposium on ‘Defining meaningful outcomes in the genomic era’ and the ILAE Fred Andermann Lecture with Samuel Berkovic (Australia), as well as special-interest symposia addressing surgery, neurobiology, nursing, and awards. Inaugural events for the Neurotechnology and Neuropharmacology Sections of the ILAE will also be held during the congress.
Largest genetic study of epilepsy to date provides new insights on why epilepsy develops and potential treatments
The largest genetic study of its kind, coordinated by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), including scientists from the ILAE Consortium on Complex Epilepsies of the Genetics Commission, has discovered specific changes in our DNA that increase the risk of developing epilepsy.
31 August, 2023
ILAE is pleased that the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the inclusion of oral levetiracetam for the treatment of focal-onset and generalized-onset seizures in its Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and Essential Medicine for Children (EMLc).
26 July, 2023
With this survey, the ILAE Telemedicine Task Force aims to better understand the evolving practice in clinical epilepsy before, during, and in the early stage of the post-COVID-19 pandemic era.
26 July, 2023
The ILAE Research and Innovation Task Force prepared a survey to highlight the perceived gaps between basic scientists and clinicians involved in epilepsy research. The survey is mainly targeted to basic scientists and preclinical scientists with research experience on epilepsy at different career stages.
24 July, 2023
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.
Treatment of seizures in the neonate: Guidelines and consensus-based recommendations—Special report from the ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures
Pressler, RM, Abend, NS, Auvin, S, Boylan, G, Brigo, F, Cilio, MR, et al.
Mendelian randomization reveals no causal relationship between COVID-19 susceptibility, hospitalization, or severity and epilepsy
Zihua He, Yinghong Li, Shengyi Liu, Jinmei Li
Jillian M. Cameron, Colin A. Ellis, Samuel F. Berkovic, for the ILAE Genetics Commission, the ILAE Genetic Literacy Task Force
22 September 2023
7 October 2023
9 - 15 October 2023
10 October 2023
16 October 2023
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