IBRO-ILAE Neuroscience School on Epilepsy and Parasitosis Dakar, Senegal 2017 Featured

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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 Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.


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