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2018

7.12 - American Epilepsy Society Journal Impact Factor Increases for Second Year in a Row

6.11 - American Epilepsy Society Announces Epilepsy Research Awards

5.8 -  Epilepsy, Medical Marijuana and CBD: Myths and Facts

2017

12.13 - Sheryl Haut, M.D., Elected to the Board of Directors of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Manisha Patel, Ph.D., Elected to the American Epilepsy Society's Board of Directors

12.13 - William Gaillard, M.D., Elected Second Vice President of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Page Pennell, M.D., Elected President-Elect of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Shlomo Shinnar, M.D., Ph.D., Elected President of the American Epilepsy Society

12.05 - High-fat, Low-carb Ketogenic Diet, Other Non-Drug Therapies May Provide Seizure Relief in Children with Hard-to-treat Epilepsy

12.04 - Multiple Medications, Surgery and Lengthy Seizures Increase Risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) in Children, Study Finds [PDF]

12.04 - MRI Holds Promise for Detecting Potentially Life-Threatening Brainstem Damage, Identifying Those at Risk for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) [PDF]

12.02 - Obstructive Sleep Apnea Overlooked in People with Epilepsy; Common Therapy May Decrease Seizures, Study Shows [PDF]

12.02 - In Women with Epilepsy, Seizures Often Begin During Puberty, Suggests Analysis of National Registry [PDF]

11.29 - Nihon Kohden Backs Epilepsy Research: Company Donates Proceeds from Precision EEG System to American Epilepsy Society’s Research and Training Fellowships [PDF]

11.27 - Heinz Beck, MD, to Be Honored for Excellence in Epilepsy Research at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting

11.27 - Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD, to Be Honored for Excellence in Epilepsy Research at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting

11.27 - José Enrique Cavazos, MD, PhD, to Receive the American Epilepsy Society’s 2017 Distinguished Service Award at December Annual Meeting

11.27 - James Cloyd, PharmD, to Receive J. Kiffin Penry Award for His Impact on Patient Care

11.27 - Jacqueline A. French, MD, to Be Honored for Lifetime Accomplishments in Epilepsy at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting

7.25 - American Epilepsy Society Journal Impact Factor More than Doubles

6.12 - American Epilepsy Society Announces Epilepsy Research Awards

5.30 - American Epilepsy Society Calls on Congress to Reject Proposed Research, Prevention Program Funding Cuts Outlined in President Trump's FY 2018 Proposed Budget

2016

12.13 - Dr. Eli Mizrahi Elected President of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Dr. Shlomo Shinnar Elected President-Elect of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Dr. Page Pennell Elected Second Vice President of the American Epilepsy Society

12.13 - Dr. Howard Goodkin Elected to the AES Board of Directors

12.13 - Dr. Georgette Smith Elected to the AES Board of Directors

12.5 - Siblings of Children with Epilepsy Tend to have Protective Rather than Negative Feelings Toward Them, Study Shows

12.4 - Infantile Spasms Often Not Diagnosed Promptly, Study Finds

12.4 - Researchers Seek Objective Measure to Determine Which Patients with Epilepsy Can Safely Drive

12.3 - 11 Percent of Stroke Sufferers Develop Epilepsy, Research Shows

12.3 - Cannabidiol Medicine May Help Patients with Epilepsy Who Don’t Benefit from Standard Medications, Research Suggests

12.3 - Nihon Kohden Backs Epilepsy Research:  Company Donates Proceeds from Precision EEG System to  American Epilepsy Society’s Research and Training Fellowships

11.22 - Scott C. Baraban, PhD, to Be Honored for Excellence in Epilepsy Research at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting 

11.22 - Orrin Devinsky, MD, to Receive the American Epilepsy Society's 2016 J. Kiffin Penry Award at the Society's Annual Meeting

11.22 - Graeme D. Jackson, MBBS, MD, to Be Honored for Excellence in Epilepsy Research at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting 

11.22 -  Gary W. Mathern, MD, to Be Honored for Lifetime Accomplishments in Epilepsy at the American Epilepsy Society's Annual Meeting

11.22 - Manisha Patel, PhD, to Receive the American Epilepsy Society’s 2016 Distinguished Service Award at December Annual Meeting

6.21- American Epilepsy Society Supports the Next Generation of Researchers with Early Career Funding

5.4 - Largest Epilepsy Research Conference Now Accepting Abstract Submissions

4.29 - Families, Doctors, Advocates Urgently Seeking Answers in Epilepsy Deaths

3.1 - Few Answers in Understanding Death from Epilepsy

3.1 - AES Annual Meeting Selected as “Fastest 50” of 2015

2.9 - New Guideline for Treatment of Prolonged Seizures in Children and Adults

1.8 - American Epilepsy Society Awarded Six-Year ACCME Accreditation with Commendation