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Edited By: Astrid Nehlig, PhD, Michael Sperling, MD. and Gary W. Mathern, MD.

Impact Factor: 4.706

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 25/193 (Clinical Neurology)

Online ISSN: 1528-1167

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International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Launches Open Access Journal

Epilepsia Open

ILAE is pleased to announce Epilepsia Open, an open access companion journal to Epilepsia

Edited by Aristea Galanopoulou, Dieter Schmidt, Gary Mathern, and Xuefeng Wang, the new journal will launch this summer and is currently accepting submissions.


To make original epilepsy research on all aspects of epilepsy widely available through open access publication. More specifically, Epilepsia Open will fill a need in comprehensive epilepsy research by also including early, preliminary studies that may provide new directions for clinical and laboratory research as well as performed negative and failure to confirm studies.

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Epileptic Disorders
The Educational Journal of the ILAE

Epileptic Disorders is a forum wherein professionals to medical students can improve their understanding of epilepsy and related disorders through shared experiences surrounding diagnosis and care, natural history, and management of seizure.

Edited by Alexis Arzimanoglou.

News from ILAE

Art Competition for International Epilepsy Day, Monday 13th February 2017
With a prize fund of US$2,000, this is a great opportunity for people to demonstrate their artistic talents on the theme ‘Putting Epilepsy in the Picture’.
All of the entries received will be placed on a gallery on the website of International Epilepsy Day www.epilepsy.org and will be widely promoted. See Rules and Entry Form for the Competition.
Further information can be obtained from Ann Little IBEexecdir@eircom.net


www.ilae.org is the place to visit to connect with other epilepsy professionals, learn about conferences and other educational events and resources, and understand the league initiatives.

ILAE Events & Awards

Free Access Update:
For ILAE members in Developing Countries.
Read more here


4th East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress
16-18 February 2017
Luxor, Egypt

3rd African Epilepsy Congress
5-7 May 2017
Dakar, Senegal

32nd International Epilepsy Congress
2-6 September 2017
Barcelona, Spain

12th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress
21-24 June 2018
Bali, Indonesia

Epilepsia News

Increased IF

Wiley and the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) are pleased to announce that the Impact Factor for Epilepsia has increased to 4.706.

Article Highlights

Saadet Mahmutoglu, 2016 Epilepsia Clinical Research Prize Winner: Diagnostic yield of genetic testing in epileptic encephalopathy in childhood

Lena Nguyen, 2016 Epilepsia Basic Science Prize Winner: mTOR inhibition suppresses established epilepsy in a mouse model of cortical dysplasia

2016 Epilepsia Prize for Clinical Research—Honorable Mention

ILAE Task Force Report: A definition and classification of status epilepticus

ILAE Official Report--A practical clinical definition of epilepsy
Robert S. Fisher, Carlos Acevedo, Alexis Arzimanoglou, Alicia Bogacz, J. Helen Cross, et al. (2014)

Because of the international appeal, this article has been translated into a broad variety of languages for your reading ease...

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