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 latest article completed by the ILAE Wikipedia Project is Seizure and epilepsy classification. We are pleased to feature its primary author, Dr Fedele Dono.
4 December, 2019
In 2020, the ILAE Academy will launch a series of case-based e-Learning modules for epileptology for Level 1 (Entry) addressing all learning objectives specified in the recently published curriculum. To prepare the launch, the ILAE Academy announced an exclusive Pilot Phase. Within 18 hours of the announcement, all pilot openings had been filled, and others had been put on a waiting list.
18 November, 2019
The seventh Epilepsy Awareness Day at the Disneyland Resort (EADDL) in Anaheim, California, welcomed 3,400 registered guests and more than 120 exhibitors. After two days of educational sessions and visits to the exhibit hall November 4 and 5, guests enjoyed a day at Disneyland Park November 6,…
11 November, 2019
You are invited to join other colleagues, friends, and former trainees to pay homage to Fred Andermann (1930-2019), one of the world’s most distinguished epileptologists. The tribute event will be held at the Montreal Neurological Institute on December 4 - 5, 2019. Talks will highlight Dr. Andermann’s immense legacy and discuss the latest advances in Epilepsy Syndromes and Genetics, Investigative Procedures, and Epilepsy Surgery.
24 October, 2019
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
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