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.
Monthly EpiCARE Webinars: Free monthly webinars with topics related to rare and complex epilepsies and research
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.
During the past decade, there have been considerable advances in understanding of the genetic and morphogenic processes underlying cortical malformations and developmental brain tumours.
21 October, 2021
Compared to SEEG, SDE evaluations are more likely to lead to brain surgery in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, but have more surgical complications and lower probability of seizure-freedom. This comparative-effectiveness study provides the highest feasible evidence level to guide decisions on iEEG.
4 October, 2021
A new case-based e-learning module on hypothalamic hamartoma is now available through EpiCARE and ILAE Academy.
23 September, 2021
Transition from pediatric to Adult Healthcare System proves difficult for many youths with epilepsy and their families. There are significant difficulties in establishing and maintaining transition programs in epilepsy. The purpose of the study is to understand the patient/caregiver and healthcare professional’s perspective of transition in epilepsy and the barriers experienced.
7 September, 2021
These studies, for the first time, show activation of neurons in the striatum, globus pallidus, subthalamic nucleus, and substantia nigra during frontal lobe motor seizures on the cellular level, revealing a complex neuronal activation circuit subject to modulation by the basal ganglia.
23 August, 2021
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