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12.16 - Elson So, M.D., of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Elected President of the American Epilepsy Society
12.9 - Children’s National Health System Neurologist - Named Treasurer of American Epilepsy Society
12.9 - Epilepsy Community Seeks Redefinition of Bioequivalence from FDA
12.9 - Home Testing Devices Could Monitor Epilepsy Drug Levels, Reduce Clinical Visits
12.9 - Michigan Neuroscientist Jack M. Parent, M.D. - Elected to American Epilepsy Society Board
12.9 - New Findings on Women, Pregnancy and the Effects of Epilepsy
12.9 - Rene H. Levy, Pioneer in Rational Drug Development, to Receive the AES Lennox-Lombroso Award
12.9 - Seizures and Epilepsy: A Significant Burden on Veterans
12.9 - Univ. of Colorado Professor Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, M.D.
12.9 - Wisconsin Neuropsychologist Bruce P. Hermann, Ph.D.
12.8 - Director of University of Cincinnati Epilepsy Center Michael Privitera, M.D.
12.8 - Epilepsy Community Collaborates on Web-Based Tool to Improve Access to Specialized Care
12.8 - Epilepsy Surgery Effect on Mood and Behavior in Children Differs by Surgical Site and Hemisphere
12.8 - Epilepsy Surgery Safe and Effective in Patients of Advancing Age
12.8 - Impact of Surgery on Lives of People with Epilepsy
12.8 - Is SUDEP Risk Potentially Treatable?
12.8 - Seizure Unconsciousness Similar to Slow Wave Sleep
12.8 - Study Identifies Pediatric Patients Most Likely to Have Long-term Damage from Prolonged Seizures
12.8 - Study: More Aggressive Management Needed in Treating Children with Refractory Convulsive Status Epilepticus
12.7 - Laser Ablation Surgery Shows Better Cognitive Results for People with Epilepsy
12.7 - Neuroscientist from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute to Receive
12.7 - New Insight Into the Genetic Causes of Epilepsy
12.7 - People With Uncontrolled Epilepsy Had Higher Healthcare Utilization
12.7 - Researchers Report on Safety of Rapid AED Withdrawal in Pre-surgical Video/EEG Monitoring
12.7 - Responsive Brain Stimulation Device Demonstrates Safety and Seizure Reduction
12.7 - Russell G. Katz, M.D., former FDA Administrator, to Receive AES Extraordinary Contributions Award
12.7 - Study Suggests Post-Operative Change in AED Therapy May Not Necessarily Affect Long-term Seizure Outcome After Temporal Lobe Surgery
12.7 - University of Virginia Neuroscientist Jaideep Kapur, M.D., Ph.D., to Receive American Epilepsy Society 2013 Award for Basic Science
12.6 - Epilepsy New Drug Expert, Former Federal Epilepsy Program Head, to Receive the American Epilepsy Society’s 2013 Service Award
12.6 - Mayo Clinic Physcian-Scientist Gregory D. Cascino, M.D.
12.6 - Survey of Epilepsy Centers Shows Changing Landscape in Epilepsy Surgery
12.3 - NEUROBIOBANK GIVES RESEARCHERS ONE-STOP ACCESS TO POST-MORTEM BRAINS
11.26 - Implantable Responsive Neurostimulator Approved
11.25 - Eileen Murray Named Executive Director American Epilepsy Society
11.22 - FDA Approves Aptiom to Treat Seizures in Adults
11.22 - FDA Approves RNS Stimulator to Treat Epilepsy
10.31 - Nihon Kohden Announces the Close of Its Unique Auction of a New EEG-1200A Diagnostic and Monitoring System
10.15 - American Epilepsy Society and the National Association of Epilepsy Centers Debuts Free Online Medical Education Series on Safety – www.EMUCaring.org
9.19 - NIH Approves High-Priority Research Within Brain Initiative
4.23 - AES President Receives Epilepsy Foundation Hero Award
4.23 - Jacqueline A. French, M.D. Receives the Epilepsy Foundation’s 2013 Hero of Epilepsy
4.23 - Member Receives Epilepsy Research Award
4.17 - NIH Curing Videocast