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The World's preeminent association of health care professionals and scientists working toward a world where no person's life is limited by epilepsy

New Council Organization

Samuel Wiebe, President, ILAE

The League is now a large and complex organization with over 500 of the world’s top professionals contributing to a broad range of goals in dozens of commissions and task forces. To address these substantial changes and emerging needs, the ILAE Executive Committee is implementing a new organizational structure whereby Councils will be formed to serve as oversight and coordinating entities with a specific purpose, based on functions defined by the League’s Mission and Strategic Plan.

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Latest News

World News

Telemedicina para la epilepsia en Argentina

El 6 de septiembre tuvo lugar la jornada de telemedicina para la epilepsia en Salta, Argentina. El encuentro fue un éxito con la participación de alrededor de 300 médicos. Durante la jornada, a través de la red de telemedicina del hospital Garrahan centros en todo el país estaban conectados.…

16 October, 2019
World News

Epilepsy Week in Latin America

The 9th of September is a special day for the whole community and for all of us who work in the field of Epilepsy in Latin America. 19 years ago at the opening of the 1st Latin-American Congress of Epilepsy in Santiago, Chile this date was established as the Latin-American Epilepsy Day. El 9 de septiembre es un día muy especial para toda la comunidad y para todos los que trabajamos por la Epilepsia en Latinoamérica. Un 9 de septiembre de 2000 hace 19 años, durante la inauguración del 1er Congreso Latinoamericano de Epilepsia en Santiago de Chile, se instauró esta fecha como el Día Latinoamericano de la Epilepsia.

16 October, 2019
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Clinical Research

Can we improve the translational impact of experimental approaches in epilepsy?

After having worked for several years on animal models of schizophrenia, I realized how much working on animal models of epilepsy is facilitated by updating of the classification of epileptic syndromes. Basic science researchers have benefited from improvements in descriptions of these syndromes.…

14 October, 2019

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Our Publications

The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates the latest original research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official peer-reviewed publications.

Upcoming Congresses


ISPN 2019

Birmingham, UK

20 - 24 October 2019

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