Young Epilepsy Section (YES)

Young Epilepsy Section (YES)

The Young Epilepsy Section (YES) of the ILAE is a worldwide organisation of young people who are in the early stages of a career focused on the care of people with epilepsy, and/or epilepsy research.

Our overarching purposes are to:

  1. Improve the professional development of young people working with epilepsy across the globe; and
  2. Equitably expand the involvement of junior women and men from all regions and disciplines across the ILAE.

This mission creates a new generation of epilepsy experts poised to discover and deliver state-of-the-art care to people with epilepsy well into the future. In this way, we underpin the ILAE’s vision of a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy.

Our grassroots group is open to ILAE chapters members and individual international affiliates who are less than 40 years old or still in training, and encompasses diverse professionals such as physicians, basic scientists, nurses, (neuro)psychologists, clinical researchers, genetic counsellors, pharmacologists, physicists, dieticians, mathematicians, social workers, and other health and community professionals. Students training in fields relevant to epilepsy are also welcome.

StereoEEG: A Practical Approach

Speaker: Prof Aileen McGonigal MD, PhD, MRCP 
Director of Epilepsy Unit, Mater Hospital, Brisbane and Honorary Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland

Presurgical evaluation of epilepsy and role of SEEG
4 August at 21:00 AEST

Cerebral correlates of seizure semiology
11 August at 21:00 AEST

Frontal Lobe Semiology
18 August at 21:00 AEST

2022 Webinars

The ILAE-YES Epilepsy Webinars provide educational content and hot topics in epilepsy care and research, presented by international experts. 

Autoimmune Associated Epilepsies
28 April 2022 at 19:00 UTC


Epilepsy genetics for the adult neurologist
25 March 2022 at 19:00 UTC

Imaging biomarkers in epilepsy
18 February 2022

Neurostimulation for epilepsy treatment
22 January 2022 

Indications and interpretation of intracranial recordings in epilepsy
23 October 2021

Visit our YouTube channel to watch previous talks, or view all past recordings in the webinar database. For more information and further programming, check out the complete listing of YES events.

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