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)
2019 Course Applications
European Chapter Executives are invited to submit applications for funding of CEA-sponsored courses/symposia during 2019.
Read letter to European Chapters
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
The Swiss League Against Epilepsy is helping to increase knowledge about epilepsy with its annual research grant of CHF 25,000. This year, applications are invited for two further awards: the Alfred Hauptmann Award and the Prize for Best Dissertation in the field of epileptology. The application deadline for all awards is 31 December 2018.
11 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
On September 3rd, 2018 the French President, Emmanuel Macron, nominated Marco Medina as Chevalier de la Légion d´Honneur, the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits.
8 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
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