Commission on Asian and Oceanian Affairs
The largest-ever neuroimaging study of people with epilepsy, involving almost 4,000 people across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia, shows that epilepsy involves more widespread physical differences than previously assumed, even in types of epilepsy that are typically considered to be more benign if seizures are under control.
22 January, 2018
The Korean Epilepsy Society (KES) invites applications for an annual fellowship program for the promotion of epileptology in the Asian-Oceanian countries. Two young doctors interested in epileptology will be invited to attend the KES annual meeting in Seoul, Korea, June 2018, and to make a short visit to a selected hospital or epilepsy center in Korea. Applicants must be 40 years old or younger by the KES meeting, trained and practicing in one of the Asian Oceanian countries, and must make a presentation in English at the KES meeting . Fellowship awardees will receive the amount of 3,000,000 KRW (approximately 3,000 USD).
16 January, 2018
The European Epilepsy Brain Bank Consortium: 25 years of experience with neuropathology and epilepsy surgery in 9523 children and adults
A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine described histopathological findings in brain tissue obtained during epilepsy surgery in 2,623 children and 6,900 adults. The European Epilepsy Brain Bank was established at the University Hospital in Erlangen, Germany in 2006 with…
26 October, 2017
Although there has been substantial economic development and improvement in health services in recent years in the Asia-Oceanian region, epilepsy remains generally an underrecognized and understudied condition. To help promote research in the region, the Commission on Asian and Oceanian Affairs…
The results of the elections for the chair and members of the Commission on Asian and Ocianian Affairs are now final. View results, with members' photos, curriculum vitae, and statements of interest.
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