Preview: Advancing Epilepsy – ILAE British Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting

Join the ILAE at the 2018 International League Against Epilepsy British Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting in Birmingham, UK, from September 26th to the 28th. The 3-day conference features a strong scientific programme with poster and oral presentations focusing on cutting edge basic and clinical research, innovative practice techniques and scientific topics including complex drugs for complex epilepsy, epilepsy and depression: treatment and suicide, gene therapy, understanding seizure spread and studies which will change our practice. In addition, the programme includes the Basic Science Free Communications session, co-hosted by Epilepsy Research UK, and the Birmingham Research and Epilepsy Surgery Network update sessions. The aim is to provide a high quality teaching experience, with the overall objective of improving epilepsy management in Britain.

Submission of abstracts for posters and submissions for two Gower Award categories are invited. The meeting is a great opportunity in which to further your professional development by sharing your research ideas, networking with colleagues and building collaborative relationships. The ILAE British Chapter hope you will attend and find it interesting and instructive. 20 CPD accreditation credits from the Royal College of Physicians have been applied for. ILAE British Chapter members receive discounted registration. Bursaries are also available to attend the meeting. Join the ILAE today, visit

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