The International Scientific and Organising Committee is pleased to announce that the following are the winners of the Best Poster Awards at the 13th ECE. Posters were judged during the congress and the winners were announced during the Congress Highlights Session.

Clinical Research Poster Prize:

p637 Does extension of acute BBB impairment after stroke predict development of vascular epilepsy?

David Kala (Czech Republic)

Neurobiology Poster Prize:

p345 KEAP1 inhibition is neuroprotective and suppresses the development of epilepsy

Tawfeeq Shekh-Ahmad (United Kingdom)

ILAE-YES Poster Prize:

p330 Eslicarbazepine efficacy on sodium channel slow inactivation in epileptic dentate gyrus granule cells and cortical pyramidal neurons

Dominik Holtkamp (Germany)


Shortlisted Posters

The following posters were also shortlisted for the Best Poster Awards:

p105 A vagus nerve based method for the detection of seizures

Cristian Sevcencu (Denmark)

p108 Abnormal retinal thickness in epilepsy patients with hippocampal sclerosis

Weixi Xiong (China)

p115 Relative Entropy Between iEEG Signals as a Powerful Tool for Localization of Epileptogenic Tissue

Petr Klimes (Czech Republic)

p138 The diagnostic significance of long-term EEG recording for the diagnosis/follow-up of ESES/CSWS

Daniella Terney (Denmark)

p149 Maintenance of long-term safety and efficacy of cannabidiol treatment in Dravet syndrome: results of the open-label extension trial (GWPCARE5)

R Nabbout (France)

p168 The Chemosensory Function and The Olfactory Bulb Volume in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Bengi Gül Türk (Turkey)

p177 Clinical findings of febrile seizure including febrile seizure after 5 years of age

Mitsuru Kashiwagi (Japan)

p178 Incidence and risk factors of post-stroke epilepsy in long-term survivors after primary intracerebral haemorrhage

Anna-Maija Lahti (Finland)

p190 Ketogenic diet in the treatment of epilepsy in children under the age of 2 years

Helen Cross (United Kingdom)

p208 Fast ripples visual analysis of extraoperative electrocorticography in long-standing pharmacoresistant epilepsy

Nastasia Arkhipova (Russian Federation)

p266 Meta-analysis of the concordance between Wada Test and functional Magnetic Resonance for the language lateralization in patients with pharmacoresistant epilepsy

Andreu Massot-Tarrús (Spain)

p278 Cortical and subcortical morphological aspects in myoclonic epilepsy

Stanislav Groppa (Moldova, Republic of)

p283 Cortical thinning in epilepsy patients with postictal generalized EEG suppression

Yingying Tang (China)

p297 How to improve epilepsy care in Norway – the patients’ perspective

Therese Ravatn (Norway)

p303 EPIPICTO: addressing the need for a pictorial guide for marginalised adults with epilepsy

Janet Mifsud (Malta)

p315 Fyn kinase as novel therapeutic target for epilepsy

Karine Leclercq (Belgium)

p334 Effect of A1 adenosine receptor agonist CCPA in hippocampal excitability during brain development in rats

Petr Fabera (Czech Republic)

p338 Effect of single oral administration of the T-type calcium channel blocker ACT-709478 alone or in combination with levetiracetam or valproic acid on seizure activity in audiogenic seizure-sensitive juvenile DBA/2J mice, a model of generalized tonic-clonic

Melanie Kessler (Switzerland)

p339 Effect of oral administration of the T-type calcium channel blocker ACT-709478 on generalized non-convulsive seizures in the WAG/Rij rat model of absence epilepsy

Catherine Roch (Switzerland)

p351 The Role of the Mesial Temporal Lobe Structures in Sensorimotor Gating in Humans: A Prepulse Inhibition Study in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Bengi Gül Türk (Turkey)

p355 Spike Persistence and Normalization in Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes: Implications for Management

Youngkue Shim (Korea, Republic of)

p402 Altered spontaneous brain activity in female temporal epilepsy patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a resting-state fMRI study

Xi zhu (China)

p413 Some diagnostic aspects of epilepsy in children with perinatal brain injuries

Corina Griu (Moldova, Republic of)

p414 Is it worthwhile to try Eslicarbazepine acetate if Carbamazepine and Oxcarbazepine have failed?

Charlotte Vittenbach (Denmark)

p466 Diagnostic and prognostic implications of elevated CSF protein in POLG related epilepsy

Omar Hikmat (Norway)

p468 De novo variants in neurodevelopmental disorders with epilepsy

Johannes Lemke (Germany)

p533 Epilepsy treatment in patients with comorbid suicide: ethical, clinical social aspects

Ekaterina Mikhalovska-Karlova (Russian Federation)

p538 Impact of Severe Childhood Epilepsy on Siblings Under 18 Years of Age

Bradley S Galer (United States)

p548 Evaluation of progesterone levels in cerebrospinal fluid obtained during status epilepticus

Chiara Lucchi (Italy)

p559 Spines and dendritic abnormalities in different subtypes of FCDs suggest altered anatomical network

Laura Rossini (Italy)

p569 Time course of free radical production associated with status epilepticus in immature brain

Jaroslava Folbergrová (Czech Republic)

p571 To study the effect of Embelin on neurogenesis and cognition in PTZ induced epilepsy model of adult zebrafish

Uday Kundap (Malaysia)

p577 Abnormal heart rate variability during non-REM sleep is a predictor of postictal generalized EEG suppression in patients with focal epilepsy

Mika Sakamoto (Japan)

p589 Feasibility of language-related ERP recordings from stereo-EEG in children

Birgit Pimpel (United Kingdom)

p625 Using Surface Electromyography to Differentiate between Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures and Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

Anton Gumbinger (United States)

p628 The occurrence of neurological and psychiatric symptoms and diseases in families of epilepsy patients compared to control families – An interview study on patients with epilepsy

Eemeli Saastamoinen (Finland)

p629 A longitudinal study of presurgical characteristics and surgical outcome of intractable epilepsy due to focal cortical dysplasia

Martin Pail (Czech Republic)

p653 Trends in PAEDIATRIC epilepsy surgery 2000-2015 – a single centre study

Anežka Bělohlávková (Czech Republic)

p685 Influence of contra-indicated medication use on cognitive outcomes in Dravet syndrome and age at first afebrile seizure as clinical predictor in SCN1A-related seizure phenotypes

B.P.C. Koeleman (Netherlands)

p721 Pivotal role of the globus pallidus as a network hub in focal epilepsy: Evidence from graph theoretical analysis based on DTI

Kang Min Park (Korea, Republic of)

p740 Anti-epileptic drug profile extraction on TMS-induced brain oscillations

Isabella Premoli (United Kingdom)

p750 Patient-related factors associated with accidental injuries in patients with generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Results of an observational, cross-sectional, multicenter study (QUIN-GTC study)

Xavier Salas-Puig (Spain)

p762 Features of metabolism of F18-fludeoxyglucose in brain among patients with epilepsy and associated depression

L Lipatova (Russian Federation)

p773 Efficacy of tocilizumab in new-onset refractory status epilepticus

Ho-Won Lee (Korea, Republic of)



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