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Gruppo Famiglie Dravet ONLUS, Italy announces call for proposals for Dravet Syndrome research projects
World News

Call for applications for research grants

Applications are now being accepted for funds for a two year research project aimed at understanding the pathogenesis of Dravet syndrome and paving the way to new treatments.

19 January, 2021
Paul Kioy
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In memoriam Paul Kioy

It is with great sadness that we report that Professor Paul Gighuri Kioy passed away with complications of COVID-19 on 7th January 2021. Professor Kioy made significant contributions to the study of epilepsy and epilepsy care in Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa. Read full tribute to Paul Kioy.

18 January, 2021
50 million steps for epilepsy
World News

50 Million Steps for Epilepsy

From Monday, January 4th to International Epilepsy Day – Monday February 8th, the International Bureau for Epilepsy encourages everyone to walk to raise awareness, improve visibility, and to increase understanding of epilepsy.

4 January, 2021

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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.

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