American Epilepsy Society (AES)
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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

Abstract Submission Open for the American Epilepsy Society's 69th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has announced that abstract submissions for the 2015 Annual Meeting are now open. This year the AES 69th Annual Meeting will be held in Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from December 4-8,...
9-Mar-2015 10:00 AM EDT

The American Epilepsy Society Announces Fellowship Award Recipients for 2015

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has released its list of new fellowship awardees, naming 14 recipients for the organization’s early-career awards. The fellowship recipients come from academic institutions and medical schools throughout the...
19-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

American Epilepsy Society Calls for More Epilepsy Research Funding

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) the U.S. branch of the International League Against Epilepsy, joins epilepsy professionals around the globe in recognizing International Epilepsy Day and calling for more investment in epilepsy research.
6-Feb-2015 4:50 PM EST

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