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    Applications open for IBRO-ILAE Neuroscience School on Epilepsy and Parasitosis

    Looking towards Medina and Point E areas of Dakar.

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    IBRO-ILAE Neuroscience School on Epilepsy and Parasitosis

    Dakar, Senegal

    May  1 - 3, 2017


    Organizer: Prof. Athanase Millogo (University of Ouagadougou)

    Aims and Scope of the School:

    The aim of this school is to review the essentials of published studies of the parasitic etiologies of epilepsy and to assist young researchers in the field of epilepsy and tropical diseases.


    This school will address the aforementioned issues with a special emphasis placed on the most common causes of epilepsy in Africa including parasitic infections. Current understanding of the pathophysiology of epilepsy as well as its therapeutic lines and controversies around the etiological role of onchocerciasis will be discussed.

    Who should apply to this School?

    Residents in neurology and/or psychiatry and neuroscientists

    What costs will be covered for selected applicants?

    • Students selected from outside of Senegal - Travel, meals and accommodation will be covered.
    • Students selected from Senegal - Meals will be covered.

    Application deadline: February 6, 2017 (11:59 p.m. CET)

    Apply here

    For all enquiries, please contact Dr. Athanase Millogo at


    International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)