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.
The ILAE welcomes Dr. Diptanshu Das from India as new Editor in chief for the ILAE Wikipedia Project, effective July 1st 2020. Dr. Das is a pediatric neurologist with considerable experience with editing thousands of Wikipedia articles, and is a Board Member of Wikimedia Medicine.
19 May, 2020
The Michael Prize is one of the most highly regarded international awards for the best contribution to scientific and clinical research which promote further developments in epileptology. Awarded biennially, it is specially designed to attract scientists not older than 45 years of age. Submission deadline: 31 December, 2020.
19 May, 2020
Join the open-access Epilepsy Webinars 2020 for high-quality education and hot topics in epilepsy care and research. The talks by international experts will be streamed on YouTube and hosted by the ILAE Young Epilepsy Section. The focus in May/June 2020 is on pediatric epileptology, neonatal…
18 May, 2020
As of April, 2020, Richard Holmes has retired as International Director of Meetings (IDM) for ILAE and IBE. It is the end of an era for our two organizations that has been characterized by tremendous growth and prosperity.
4 May, 2020
The election of the ILAE President for the 2021-2025 term concluded on the 10th April 2020 and Dr J Helen Cross was elected with 77% of the votes.
16 April, 2020
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