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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.

Emilio Perucca
Emilio Perucca (Italy), European Epileptology Award

European Epileptology Award - Emilio Perucca (Italy)

European Young Investigator Award - Birgit Frauscher (Austria/Canada)

European Young Investigator Award - Sylvain Rheims (France)

European Epilepsy Education Award - Kristina Malmgren (Sweden)

European Epilepsy Service Award - Finola Quinn (Ireland)

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