Commission on European Affairs
ILAE-CEA Award Winners Announced
The ILAE Commission on European Affairs is pleased to announce the recipients of the European Awards 2018. The awards will be presented during the Welcome Ceremony of the 13th ECE on Sunday 26th August.
European Young Investigator Award - Birgit Frauscher (Austria/Canada)
2019 Course Applications
European Chapter Executives are invited to submit applications for funding of CEA-sponsored courses/symposia during 2019.
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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
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
2017 saw the publication of new classifications for epilepsy and seizure types, which emphasize the importance of understanding the underlying disease mechanisms. This aetiology-based approach is already beginning to inform developments in therapies and trial design in the epilepsies.
19 January, 2018
Genetic variation in CFH predicts phenytoin-induced maculopapular exanthema in European-descent patients
A study led by researchers at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) has identified a new genetic test that can be used to predict if a patient with epilepsy will develop an adverse reaction to a common anti-epileptic drug. The finding will help inform doctors to prescribe the safest and…
29 December, 2017
The largest-ever neuroimaging study of people with epilepsy, involving almost 4,000 people across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia, shows that epilepsy involves more widespread physical differences than previously assumed, even in types of epilepsy that are typically considered to be more benign if seizures are under control.
22 January, 2018
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