EpiCARE designation of affiliated partners
EpiCARE -- a European Reference Network for Rare and Complex Epilepsies -- connects 28 expert centres in 13 Eruopean countries with the aim of aiding the diagnosis and treatment of rare epilepsy patients by using e-tools and cross-country e-consultance. EU member states without EpiCARE centres can nominate affiliated partners to join the network: EpiCARE Designation of affiliated partners
Award Winners Announced
ILAE-Europe is pleased to announce the recipients of the European Awards 2018. The awards were presented during the Welcome Ceremony of the 13th ECE on Sunday 26th August.
European Young Investigator Award - Birgit Frauscher (Austria/Canada)
2020 Course Applications
European Chapter Executives are invited to submit applications for funding of courses/symposia sponsored by ILAE-Europe during 2020.
These results suggest a novel strategy for limiting progression or potentially ameliorating severity of TLE whereby transient inhibition of TrkB‐PLCγ1 signaling is initiated following a seizure.
2 October, 2019
We regret to announce that Dr. Brian Meldrum, a distinguished laboratory investigator, whose scientific career was devoted to studies of the mechanisms of action of antiepileptic drugs and to understanding the basis of the photosensitive epilepsy seen in the Senegalese baboon, Papio papio, died at his home in London on September 18, 2019.
1 October, 2019
We are pleased to inform you that the call for new members to join existing ERNs is open from the 30 of September 2019 until 30 of November 2019.
1 October, 2019
The League is now a large and complex organization with over 500 of the world’s top professionals contributing to a broad range of goals in dozens of commissions and task forces. To address these substantial changes and emerging needs, the ILAE Executive Committee is implementing a new organizational structure whereby Councils will be formed to serve as oversight and coordinating entities with a specific purpose, based on functions defined by the League’s Mission and Strategic Plan.
18 September, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dieter Schmidt, Emeritus Professor of Neurology, Free University of Berlin, Germany, and, since his retirement, Head of an Epilepsy Research Group in Berlin, passed away quietly on Sunday, September 8th 2019 in Berlin at the age of 72. Dr. Schmidt was an internationally renowned clinical epileptologist with contributions in numerous areas of clinical epilepsy over a period of almost 50 years.
17 September, 2019
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