IBE Election Results – Regional Vice Presidents 2017 – 2019

Introducing the seven recently elected IBE Vice Presidents, who will represent their regions on the International Executive Committee for the term 2017-2019. Their terms of office will begin at the time of the IBE General Assembly, which takes place at the 32nd International Epilepsy Congress in Barcelona in September. VICE [...]

By | 2017-04-12T15:13:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

IBE/ILAE Congress Award Winners Announced

The IBE/ILAE congress awards are presented biennially at the time of the International Epilepsy Congress, to honour individuals who have made significant contributions, over a long period of time and at international level, in the field of epilepsy. There are three categories: Ambassador for Epilepsy - presented to a maximum of 12 recipients; Social [...]

By | 2017-04-11T19:50:17+00:00 April 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Updated Epilepsy Classification May Lead to Advances in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research

It has been nearly three decades since experts published a classification system related to epilepsy. Now, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) provides an update to systems that includes many types of seizures not captured in the older version, allowing clinicians and patients to make more informed decisions concerning treatment. The three companion articles were [...]

By | 2017-04-24T15:37:54+00:00 March 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

IBE Elections 2017-2021 – Balloting Underway for Regional Vice Presidents

Balloting is now underway to elect the 7 Regional Vice Presidents for the period 2017-2019. The IBE chapters are invited to ballot in the elections to fill the Vice President positions in Africa, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Latin America, North America, South East Asia and Western Pacific regions. The close of the ballot period is 8th [...]

By | 2017-02-24T14:54:03+00:00 February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

IE News: Issue 1 – 2017

Our special issue of IE News to celebrate the 3rd International Epilepsy Day is full of news on IBE activities to mark the day. In 2016 more than 40 countries around the world celebrated the event and we hope that, this year, that number will increase. We have been using Campi, the mascot for International [...]

By | 2017-02-13T14:33:30+00:00 February 13th, 2017|IE News Magazine, News|Comments Off on IE News: Issue 1 – 2017

IBE Elections 2017-2021 Results

IBE is pleased to announce the results of the recent elections to fill the Officer positions (President, Secretary General and Treasurer) on the International Executive Committee for the period 2017-2021.   President-elect is Prof Martin Brodie (Scotland). Prof Brodie has previously been a member of the IBE International Executive Committee when he held the office [...]

By | 2017-01-09T17:31:44+00:00 January 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

IE News: Issue 3 – 2016

Are you wondering why a chicken or, more precisely, a rooster has pride of place on the front cover.? Let me explain. We all know that the rooster is one of the best 'wake up calls' around and, as we race towards the New Year, this issue of the IBE magazine shows that there is [...]

By | 2016-12-05T10:19:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|IE News Magazine, News|Comments Off on IE News: Issue 3 – 2016