ILAE-North America

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

Global Health in Epilepsy

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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Latest News

Julie Hall, Executive Director, ILAE
About ILAE

Welcome Julie Hall!

ILAE is pleased to announce that Dr Julie Hall has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the ILAE. Julie has enormous experience in various positions as director and chief of staff of large international organizations, most recently as Chief of Staff of the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies.

11 July, 2020
Graph showing change in Epilepsia Impact Factor from 3.909 in 2012 to 6.040 in 2019
About ILAE

Epilepsia Impact Factor increased to 6.040!

Epilepsia's Impact Factor has increased to 6.040, from 5.562. The journal is now ranked 20/204 in the Clinical Neurology JCR category, up from 25 last year. Read about Epilepsia® and how to subscribe

9 July, 2020
Chrysostomos P ("Tomis") Panayiotopoulos
World News

In memoriam: Professor Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos

We regret to announce that Professor Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos (“Tomis”), one of the fathers of modern epileptology who discovered the Panayiotopoulos Syndrome, has died at age 82.

2 July, 2020

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