- Promote epilepsy education by organizing epilepsy courses
- Epilepsy care and patient education
- Translational research
- Increase the number of chapters in the region
Fellowship Announced - Application deadline July 10
The International League Against Epilepsy’s (ILAE) Commission on Eastern
Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of
fellowships for young epileptologist interested to engage in further training in
epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units. Details, how to apply
16th Pan Arab Union of Neurological Societies (PAUNS) Meeting
19 - 22 September 2018 in Amman, Jordan
Ketogenic Diet Workshop for Infants with Intractable Epilepsy (Iraq)
Report by Dr Nebal Waill
The ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures has created a classification for seizures in the neonate, which is intended to become the ILAE position on the classification for seizures in this age group. As part of the approval and adoption process the League asks its members to review and comment on…
16 August, 2018
The International League Against Epilepsy’s (ILAE) Commission on Eastern Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of fellowships for young epileptologist interested to engage in further training in epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units.
18 June, 2018
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 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
The results of the elections for the chair and members of the Commission on Eastern Mediterranean Affairs are now final. View results, with members' photos, curriculum vitae, and statements of interest.
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