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

Recent Events

6th UAE Epilepsy Congress
26 - 27 October 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
ELAE 2018 Program 

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ILAE Eastern Mediterranean Region Announces Fellowships

The International League Against Epilepsy-Eastern Mediterranean Region (ILAE-EMR) is pleased to announce the availability of fellowships for young epileptologists interested in further training in epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units. Applicants must be 40 years old or younger on the first day of the fellowship and must be practicing in one of the ILAE-EMR countries.

29 January, 2019
International Epilepsy Day
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International Epilepsy Day is February 11

Mark your calendar! International Epilepsy Day is a special event which promotes awareness of epilepsy in more than 120 countries each year. Every year on the second Monday of February people join together to celebrate and highlight the problems faced by people with epilepsy, their families and…

14 January, 2019
Annals of Neurology
Clinical Research

Switching the manufacturer of antiepileptic drugs is associated with higher risk of seizures

In previously seizure‐free patients, switching the manufacturer of antiepileptic medications was associated with a higher risk for seizure recurrence. Our retrospective approach does not allow us to determine whether other changes in medical care at the same time could contribute to the recurrence. However, it would be prudent to avoid switching the manufacturer of anticonvulsants in seizure‐free patients. Ann Neurol 2018;84:918–925

2 January, 2019

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