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The 2019 Epilepsy League Research Recognition Award and prize money of CHF 25,000 is set to benefit young people: Dr. Martina Hubacher is researching “The absent mind – Neurocognition and sleep in young people with absence seizures” at the University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB). The Prize for Best Dissertation will be split between Basel and Geneva.
21 March, 2019
New initiative enabling chapters in the ILAE-East Mediterranean to fund visits by expert teachers for up to three days.
20 March, 2019
2018 was a fruitful year in terms of epilepsy related meetings/activities in South Africa. A number of Paediatric Epilepsy Training 1 (PET 1) courses were held throughout the country, and South African faculty supported further PET courses in other African countries. Read more in the South Africa…
18 March, 2019
Starting ketamine for neuroprotection earlier than its current use as an anesthetic/antiepileptic drug late in refractory status epilepticus
We propose that ketamine be started early in the course of human status epilepticus as a neuroprotectant and that it be continued until epileptic discharges are eliminated.
6 March, 2019
The International League Against Epilepsy disseminates research findings and breakthroughs in the cure for epilepsy and related seizure disorders through its official publications in original peer-reviewed articles that communicate the latest in epilepsy research.
Hans Lüders et al
25 - 28 March 2019
4 - 7 April 2019
6 April 2019
7 - 9 April 2019
Philadelphia, PA, USA
4 - 10 May 2019
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