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13th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 13)

Du dimanche 18 août 2019 au samedi 24 août 2019 13th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 13)

Rostock - Germany

Improve your level in epileptology by studying in a setting of young international peers with a group of dedicated and experienced tutors!

13th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy (BSSSE 13)

Rostock, Germany, August 18-24, 2019

Organizing Committee: Peter Wolf (Denmark), Rüdiger Köhling (Germany), Rūta Mameniškienė (Lithuania).

Preliminary programme:Introductory courses: EEG in epilepsy (children, adults); imaging in epilepsy, pharmacology, seizure semiology. 

Tutorials: Treatment of women of fertile age; Cases in clinical pharmacology; Treatment of children with pathological EEG; Non-epileptic paroxysmal events in adults and children; Neuropsychology; Neonatal seizures; Interactive EEG reading; Interactive semiology. 

Lectures: Seizure classification, Principles and clinical implications of TDM; Role of pharmacogenetics of AEDs in epilepsy; First generalized tonic clonic seizures (GTCS) in childhood; Electric neuromodulation in treatment of drug resistant epilepsy; Reflex epilepsies; Epileptogenicity of brain tumors: mechanisms and concepts; Clinical evolution of epileptic encephalopathies; Autoimmune encephalitis. 

Study methods: lectures, tutorials, case-oriented study, interactive group work with video, journal club. Participants are requested to bring own cases and encouraged to present own research for peer discussion.

Research projects: small groups will during the course design research projects to be presented at the end.

The annual Baltic Sea Summer Schools on Epilepsy (BSSSE) are primarily clinically oriented and focused on comprehensive aspects of diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. They also provide a platform for transnational research. The open and informal atmosphere of the BSSSE allows easy communication between faculty and up to 40 international students.

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Target audience: The BSSSE are primarily addressed to medical postgraduates and junior researchers (age usually up to 40 years) with a special clinical or scientific interest in epilepsy. Applicants from the Baltic Sea region are given priority but participants from all parts of the world are accepted. 

Registration fee: 800 Euro. A substantial number of bursaries will be available from several sources, including the ILAE-CEA.

Important information, dates and addresses for BSSSE 13

Time and place: August 18-24, 2019, in Rostock, Germany; Hotel Sportforum

Deadline for applications: March 1, 2019. Priority deadline for students from countries around the Baltic Sea: February 1, 2019.

For information please contact:
Petra Novotny, BSSSE office:
Rüdiger Köhling, Co-director:

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