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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