Ambassador for Epilepsy Award 2023

Stéphane Auvin

Stéphane Auvin is a child neurologist and epileptologist. He is Professor of Pediatric Neurology at Paris-Cité Université, France. He is Chair of the Pediatric Neurology Department at Robert Debré University Hospital, Paris, and also the director of the rare epilepsy center, member of the EpiCARE ERN network. He is also a senior member of the 'Institut Universitaire de France' (IUF). His clinical and research activities are focused on early-onset pediatric epilepsies and the epilepsy drug development. His translational research team is working on early onset epilepsy and neurotransmission in the developing brain for new targeted treatments. He is working with several ILAE Task Forces and ILAE Commissions and is the current co-chair of the Regulatory Affairs Task Force (2021-2025) and the past-chair of the Pediatrics Commission. He is Deputy Editor for the Journal Epilepsia after being Associate Editor since 2017. He is also a member of the board of the ILAE French Chapter since 2015.