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Effect of Cannabidiol on Drop Seizures in the Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome

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
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Becas ALADE 2018

Ya está abierto el llamado a solicitantes a pasantias de 1 año (fellowship) en epileptología clínica o en neurocirugía de ALADE - año 2018

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Fellowship Announced - Application deadline July 10

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
Georgia Lifetime Achievement Award - presented to Prof Federico Vigevano
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Spotlight on the Georgian Chapter of the ILAE

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
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Swiss League Against Epilepsy Presents 2018 Research Recognition Award

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
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Professor Ingrid Scheffer elected Fellow to Royal Society

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
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Genetic literacy series: Primer part 2—Paradigm shifts in epilepsy genetics

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
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