Epileptic Disorders Educational Prize 2017

Hiroko Ikeda

Dr Hiroko Ikeda was awarded the Epileptic Disorders Educational Prize for her paper, Characteristic phasic evolution of convulsive seizure in PCDH19-related epilepsy by Hiroko Ikeda, Katsumi Imai, Hitoshi Ikeda, Hideo Shigematsu, Yukitoshi Takahashi, Yushi Inoue, Norimichi Higurashi, Shinichi Hirose, Epileptic Disord 2016; 18 (1): 26-33. The award will be presented at the 32nd International Epilepsy Congress in Barcelona, Spain (2-6 Sept 2017).

Dr Ikeda is a member of the Department of Pediatrics at the National Epilepsy Centre, Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders. She is a pediatrician, child neurologist, and epileptologist, and a member of the Japan Epilepsy Society, Japanese Society of Child Neurology, and the Japan Pediatric Society.

Dr Ikeda was born in Hiroshima, graduated from Osaka Medical College, and pursued a career as a pediatrician and child neurologist at Osaka City General Hospital.  She has devoted herself to daily practice and clinical research in epilepsy since 2008 at National Epilepsy Centre, NHO Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders, so that children with epilepsy could live  better lives with better treatment.