ILAE-Eastern Mediterranean

Aims

  • Promote epilepsy education by organizing epilepsy courses
  • Epilepsy care and patient education
  • Translational research
  • Increase the number of chapters in the region

New EEG Tool to improve EEG reading

ILAE EMR introduces a new EEG tool to improve EEG reading

The ILAE-EMR region has introduced a new EEG tool for young EMR neurologists and physicians that enlists the help of international EEG experts within the EMR and elsewhere to help improve the interpretation of EEG recordings, and thus, the management of epilepsy and other neurological disorders in the region. ILAE-EMR-EEG Tool announcement

>EMR educational webinars

See ILAE-EMR Events for a complete list of events in our region. Select "Show past events" to view recordings of past webinars.

ILAE EMR and ILAE Africa are offering webinars in French
ILAE EMR and ILAE Africa are offering webinars in English

Latest News

Annals of Neurology
Clinical Research

Detection of Brain Somatic Mutations in Cerebrospinal Fluid from Refractory Epilepsy Patients

Brain mosaic mutations are a major cause of refractory focal epilepsies with cortical malformations such as focal cortical dysplasia, hemimegalencephaly, malformation of cortical development with oligodendroglial hyperplasia in epilepsy, and ganglioglioma. Here, we collected cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) during epilepsy surgery to search for somatic variants in cell‐free DNA (cfDNA) using targeted droplet digital polymerase chain reaction...

3 May, 2021
William Harkness
About ILAE

In Memoriam: William Harkness

We are deeply saddened by the passing of William Harkness, one of the most outstanding paediatric neurosurgeons of our generation. A caring clinician and gifted surgeon, visionary leader, loyal friend and devoted family man, William left an indelible impression on the specialty and the many people whose lives he touched.

6 April, 2021
David C. Taylor
World News

In memoriam: Prof. David C. Taylor

It is with extreme sadness that we have learnt of the passing of Professor David C Taylor, Emeritus Foundation Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Manchester UK,

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