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The American Epilepsy Society Appoints New Director of Member Engagement

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) is pleased to announce that Keri Kramer has joined AES as the new Director of Member Engagement. In this role Keri will be responsible for overseeing all areas of membership growth and programs designed to...
27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

American Epilepsy Society Opens Registration for its 69th Annual Meeting

American Epilepsy Society (AES) opens registration for its 69th Annual Meeting, December 4-8, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Issue of Epilepsy Currents Highlights Psychosocial Outcomes, Emotional Awareness and a Master Plan for Seizure Dynamics

Epilepsy Currents is a literature surveillance publication, including brief expert commentary on abstracts in selected basic science and clinical topics selected by the editorial board.
14-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT

The American Epilepsy Society Awards New Seed Grant for Study of Neurodegeneration in Chronic Epilepsy

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) announced Alan B. McMillan, Ph.D., Principal Investigator in the Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, as the recipient of a 2015 AES Seed Grant. Dr....
2-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT

The American Epilepsy Society Awards New Seed Grant for Study of Dravet Syndrome

Today the American Epilepsy Society (AES) announced Anis Contractor, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, as the recipient of a 2015 AES Seed Grant. Dr. Contractor’s proposed research...
2-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Dr. Leigh Sepeta Receives Susan S. Spencer Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Epilepsy Award

Leigh N. Sepeta, Ph.D., Children’s National Health System, was awarded the Susan S. Spencer Clinical Research Training Fellowship for her work in temporal lobe epilepsy in pediatric patients. Dr. Sepeta will receive this distinguished honor at an...
20-Apr-2015 1:00 PM EDT

Autism-Epilepsy Connection Explored in Four Studies

Epilepsy affects nearly 30 percent of all people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurobehavioral condition marked by impaired social and language development. Conversely, many patients with epilepsy display ASD-like behavior. Recent studies...
20-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Five Leading Epilepsy Studies to be Presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 2015 Annual Meeting

New trends and cutting-edge research in epilepsy will be highlighted in an Invited Science Session on April 23 from 1:00 – 2:45 p.m. at the American Academy of Neurology’s 2015 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The Invited Science Session will...
17-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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