The current ILAE-North America region was constituted in 2006, comprising English speaking North American Chapters of Canada, the United States of America, and the English speaking Caribbean (represented by Jamaica). The Mexican chapter, although geographically in North America, is a member of the Latin American Regional Commission.
Our goals and aims are aligned with the ILAE’s emphasis on current and emerging knowledge on epilepsy prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research, and optimal comprehensive epilepsy care.
NEW! Global Health in Epilepsy Project Database
The Global Health Task Force has just launched an initiative to identify and connect international projects aimed at reducing the global epilepsy treatment gap, and it is now accepting ongoing, completed, and upcoming projects.
The goals are to increase collaboration, amplify impact, reduce redundancy, engage possible funders, and identify service opportunities.
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2 April, 2020
Safety and efficacy of adjunctive cenobamate (YKP3089) in patients with uncontrolled focal seizures: a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, dose-response trial
Adjunctive cenobamate reduced focal (partial)-onset seizure frequency, in a dose-related fashion. Treatment-emergent adverse events were most frequent in the highest dose group. Cenobamate appears to be an effective treatment option in patients with uncontrolled focal seizures.
10 March, 2020
Free monthly webinars with topics related to rare and complex epilepsies and research.
5 March, 2020
ILAE's Leadership Development Award provides a unique opportunity to receive leadership development training and to network with rising leaders from around the globe. Approximately 30 candidates will be selected.
4 March, 2020
The first stage of the election for the next ILAE Executive Committee (2021-2025 term) is the election of the President. Each Chapter will submit one ballot only, voting for one candidate only. Individuals cannot vote, but members of Chapters are encouraged to contact their committee and inform them of their preferred candidate.
27 February, 2020
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