AES Advanced International Course: Bridging Basic with Clinical Epileptology

20 Jul 2014 to 1 Aug 2014


San Servolo (Venice) Italy

The main objective of the Advanced Course Bridging Basic with Clinical Epileptology is to provide the critical competence necessary to design, write and conduct an effective research project/activity in the field of epileptology.

The Course is addressed to neuroscientists and neurologists with a documented background in epilepsy research. Final goal of the Course is the preparation of a research project on a subject decided and assigned by the Course Directors.

Groups of 8-10 students are formed at the beginning of the Course. In the following days, each group will develop a research project under the supervision of tutors. The progress of the project will be evaluated daily during group discussions with tutors. Each research project will be collectively discussed and evaluated during the last day of the Course.

Lectures on general and specific topics will be interspersed with interactive seminars, workshops, and breakout sessions where small groups of attendees and faculty will be involved in tutorials. Didactic material and dedicated equipment for consultation will be available for students under the supervision of the tutors.

The Course is supported by:

  • Neurobiology Commission
  • Commission of European Affairs
  • Therapeutics Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • Fondazione Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta.

Course Directors: Marco de Curtis (Italy) and Jerome Jr. Engel (US)
Registration fee: 2,560.00 euro in single room; 2,360.00 euro in twin-bedded room (VAT and bank expenses included).

Financial support covering the registration fee will be available for a limited number of applicants, born after 1973. Candidates who apply for a fellowship covering registration, meals and accommodation expenses must submit a preregistration within January 31, 2014.

For more information, please contact the course secretariat:

Metella Paterlini
Fax: +39-02-700445211