The ILAE Commission on European Affairs thanks all those who submitted nominations for the European Awards 2018. The nominees were of a very high calibre and much deliberation went into selecting the recipients.

The ILAE-CEA is pleased to announce the recipients of the European Awards 2018.

 

European Epileptology Award

The award is presented to a European epileptologist in recognition of his or her outstanding contribution to European epileptology.

Any European individual who has made a substantial lifetime contribution in any aspect of epileptology is eligible for nomination. The major part of the candidate’s work should have taken place in Europe.

Emilio Perucca (Italy)

 

Young Investigator Awards

These awards are given in recognition of outstanding contributions to epilepsy research and in order to stimulate a promising research career in epileptology.

Eligible candidates are researchers in Europe under the age of 45 who have made a substantial scientific contribution and with a documented, exceptionally promising career in epilepsy research.

Birgit Frauscher (Germany)
Sylvain Rheims (France)

 

European Epilepsy Education Award

The award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to European epilepsy education.

Eligible candidates are individuals in Europe who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of epilepsy education on a European level.

Kristina Malmgren (Sweden)

 

European Epilepsy Service Award

The award is given in recognition of outstanding service contributions to European epileptology.

Eligible candidates are individuals in Europe of any profession who have made outstanding service contributions to European epileptology.

Finola Quinn (Ireland)

 

The awards will be presented during the Welcome Ceremony of the 13th ECE on Sunday 26th August.