The Swiss League Against Epilepsy is helping to increase knowl­edge about epilepsy with its research grant. The appli­ca­tion deadline is 31 December 2019.

(Zurich) The Research Recog­ni­tion Award (research grant) from the Swiss League Against Epilepsy totals CHF 25,000. It is awarded annually to researchers working in Switzer­land as start-up funding for larger research projects. Appli­ca­tions from researchers carrying out studies on causes of and thera­pies for epilep­sies are especially welcome.

This year, the Research Recog­ni­tion Award is set to benefit young people: Dr. phil. Martina Hubacher is researching “The absent mind – Neurocog­ni­tion and sleep in young people with absence seizures” at the Univer­sity Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB).

Bidding is open until 31 December 2019.

In addition, the European Congress on Epilep­tology will take place from 5 to 9 July 2020 in Geneva, for the first time in Switzerland.
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