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Early Career Physician-Scientist Award

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

The Milken Family Foundation and the American Epilepsy Society announce the call for applications for the Early Career Physician-Scientists awards, open to investigators from around the world. This award is designed to assist physician-scientists embarking on early academic careers devoted to epilepsy research. Preference is given to innovative studies leading to new treatments or other novel translational research. $50,000 USD is awarded for a 12 month period beginning in January 2009. Applications are due by Monday, September 8, 2008. Eligibility requirements and application information are available at http://www.aesnet.org/go/research/aes-sponsored-grant-program.

VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

Four VIREPA e-moderated distance learning courses will start again in October 2008. The courses are: “ Genetics of Epilepsy,”“EEG in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy,”“Neuroimaging” and “Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy.” An introductory meeting for participants of all courses (not mandatory) will take place during the 8th European Congress on Epileptology in Berlin in September 2008. The deadline for application to all courses is August 1, 2008. For detailed information and application, please see http://www.epilepsy--academy.org or contact the Epilepsy Academy Office at office@epilepsy-academy.org.

5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

The 5th Congreso Latinoamericano de Epilepsia will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay on November 5–8, 2008. Jointly sponsored by the ILAE and IBE, the organizing committee is headed by A. Scaramelli (Uruguay), L. Núnez Orozco (Mexico), and S. Moshé (USA). Abstracts are due by May 31, 2008; pre-meeting registration deadline is September 5, 2008. For more information, contact: montevideo@epilepsycongress.org or go to http://www.epilepsymontevideo2008.org/committees.html.

Michael Prize

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

The Michael Prize is awarded biannually for the best contribution to scientific and clinical research promoting further developments in epileptology. It designed to attract applications from younger scientists (under 45 years of age), and is associated with a monetary award of 15,000 Euros. Application for the 2009 Prize is based on publications that have appeared in 2007/2008; papers of the same period, and not yet published, will also be considered. Publications/papers, together with a curriculum vitae and a photo, should be submitted in triplicate to Stiftung Michael by December 31, 2008.

Since 2006, the Michael Prize has been sponsored by UCB International. Members of the jury for the 2009 Prize are: Uwe Heinemann (Berlin, Germany), Brian Meldrum (London, UK), and Solomon Moshé (New York, USA).

For applications and/or further information, contact: Stiftung Michael, Muenzkamp 5, D-22339 Hamburg, Germany. tel: +49-(0)40 5388540; fax: +49-(0)40 5381559; e-mail: stiftungmichael@t-online.de

Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

The Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus will take place April 2–4, 2009. The conference (chaired by S. Shorvon and E. Trinka) will focus on the following topics: bridging the gap from experimental models to clinical practice; infectious causes and inflammatory mechanisms in status epilepticus (SE); SE in the developing brain; and new treatment options. Registration opens September 1, 2008. For further information, contact the conference secretariat: PCO Tyrol Congress, Rennweg 3, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria, e-mail: se2009@come-innsbruck.at or visit the conference website: http://www.innsbruck-se2009.eu.

28th International Epilepsy Congress

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  2. Early Career Physician-Scientist Award
  3. 2nd Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy
  4. 8th European Congress on Epileptology
  5. VIREPA Distance Learning Courses 2008/2009
  6. 11th European Conference on Epilepsy & Society
  7. Epilepsy at the Cutting Edge
  8. 5th Latin American Epilepsy Congress
  9. 2nd Biennial North American Regional Epilepsy Congress
  10. Michael Prize
  11. Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus 2009
  12. 12th Annual Meeting of the Infantile Seizure Society
  13. 28th International Epilepsy Congress

The 28th International Epilepsy Congress, sponsored jointly by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) will take place in Budapest, Hungary on June 28th through July 2nd, 2009. This Congress will be the Centenary celebration of ILAE. For further information, visit http://www.epilepsybudapest2009.org.