- Promote epilepsy education by organizing epilepsy courses
- Epilepsy care and patient education
- Translational research
- Increase the number of chapters in the region
1st Libyan Scientific Society for Epilepsy Symposium
Ketogenic Diet Workshop for Infants with Intractable Epilepsy (Iraq)
Report by Dr Nebal Waill
A large study to find new epilepsy genes was undertaken by more than 150 researchers from multiple centres in the UK, Europe, USA, Brazil, Hong Kong and Australia as part of the International League Against Epilepsy Consortium on Complex Epilepsies. The results tripled the number of known genetic associations for epilepsy and importantly implicated 11 new genes.
10 December, 2018
Despite widespread insecurity, Libya, one of ILAE’s newest chapters, successfully held the first Libyan Scientific Society for Epilepsy Symposium.
25 October, 2018
Our model determined that immediate AED treatment is preferable to deferred treatment in adult first-seizure patients over a wide and clinically relevant range of variables. Furthermore, our analysis suggests that the 10-year seizure recurrence rate that justifies AED treatment (38.0%) is substantially lower than the 60% threshold used in the current definition of epilepsy.
9 October, 2018
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
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