AES Annual Meeting Selected as “Fastest 50” of 2015

CHICAGO, March 1, 2016 – The American Epilepsy Society (AES) is proud that its annual meeting has been again selected by Trade Show Executive’s annual Fastest 50 list celebrating shows that set the pace for growth.  2015 marks the third consecutive year the AES Annual Meeting has been recognized for its growth “by net square feet of exhibit space” and as a runner-up for “growth by exhibiting companies” and “growth in attendance.”

American Epilepsy Society Awarded Six-Year ACCME Accreditation with Commendation

CHICAGO, January 8, 2016 – The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has been awarded accreditation with commendation as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. To earn this accreditation, AES was resurveyed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and demonstrated compliance in all accreditation criteria, standards and policies, earning accreditation with commendation from the ACCME through November 30, 2021.

American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting Hits New Heights

CHICAGO, December 16, 2015 -- Epilepsy remains one of the most common neurological conditions, affecting one in 26 Americans in their lifetime, with one-third having a form of the condition that resists treatment or effective management. With those statistics in mind, more than 5,200 neurologists, scientists, nurses and health professionals came to Philadelphia December 4-8 for the 2015 American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting to discuss new discoveries and emerging technologies that can lead to more effective treatment.

American Epilepsy Society Awards Harvard’s Kevin Staley, M.D., with its 2015 Research Recognition Award for Basic Science

PHILADELPHIA, December 7, 2015—The American Epilepsy Society (AES) announces that Kevin Staley, M.D., professor of child neurology and mental retardation at Harvard Medical School and chief of pediatric neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, is being honored with the AES Research Recognition Award for Basic Science at the Society’s 69th annual meeting in Philadelphia. Staley and his team’s work studying “neuronal plumbing” is having far-reaching impact on how we understand and treat neonatal seizures.

Harvard’s Donald Schomer, M.D., Named AES J. Kiffin Penry Award Recipient

PHILADELPHIA, December 7, 2015—The American Epilepsy Society (AES) announces that Donald Schomer, M.D., professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, will receive the J. Kiffin Penry Award for Excellence in Epilepsy Care at the Society’s 69th annual meeting in Philadelphia. Schomer is being recognized for his pioneering work in establishing the comprehensive epilepsy program at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard.

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