Jose Tellez-Zenteno

In memory José F. Tellez-Zenteno

5 October, 2020

We received sad news that Dr José Tellez-Zenteno, a beloved Canadian epileptologist passed away unexpectedly on Friday Oct 2nd. He was a member of the current ILAE Surgical Commission, and previously of the Neuropsychiatry commission,  and occupied several leadership positions in epileptology in Canada in Mexico and in Latin America. The epilepsy community in Canada and Latin America is deeply saddened by his untimely death.

Jose was an engaging and popular speaker at epilepsy meetings, served in different committees and Task Forces of the International League Against Epilepsy, and in editorial boards of a number of scientific journals, and he contributed to the creation of guidelines for the management of epilepsy. He had a passion for education and was known for his skill in communicating with patients, students, colleagues, and friends.

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