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AMERICAN EPILEPSY SOCIETY w w w. A E S N E T. o r g Volume 21, No. 1 Winter 2012 65th Annual Meeting and 75th Anniversary Celebration Our 75th Anniversary was celebrated during the 65th Annual Mee

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 AES News is published three times a year by the American Epilepsy Society, American Branch, International League Against Epilepsy. Editor Deepak K. Lachhwani, M.B.B.S., M.D. Exec

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 FROM THE BOARD ROOM An Interview with James C. Cloyd, Pharm.D. Dr. James Cloyd is Professor and Lawrence C. Weaver Endowed Chair in Orphan Drug Development and Director of the Ce

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 AES 2012 Board of Directors PRESIDENT Frances E. Jensen, M.D. Boston, MA FIRST VICE PRESIDENT Jacqueline A. French, M.D. New York, NY SECOND VICE PRESIDENT Elson So, M.D. Rochest

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 Building for the Future The Campaign for AES The year 2011 was a significant step forward for the AES Development Campaign Building for the Future. During the year, AES raised 1

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 MEMBERS IN THE NEWS Epilepsy Therapy Project to Present Lifetime Accelerator Award to Harvey Kupferberg, Ph.D. The Epilepsy Therapy Project ETP, a nonprofit organization whose mi

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 EPILEPSY FOUNDATION UPDATE The Epilepsy Foundation Gears Up for Major Events in Washington, D.C. By Lisa Boylan Everyone in the national office and our affiliates across the coun

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 NINDS UPDATE The NINDS NeuroNEXT A Clinical Research Network Designed to Accelerate Therapy Development By Brandy Fureman, Ph.D. To address the opportunities and need for testin

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 MEDIA UPDATE Media Interest in Annual Meeting on Upswing Recent changes in onsite pressroom activities have contributed to making the AES Annual Meeting a vital source of informa

AESNEWS 65th Annual Meeting and 75th Anniversary Celebration Continued from page 1 whom they met at the breakfast on Friday morning. They then attended two symposia that day Epilepsy Specialists Sympo

AESNEWS 65th Annual Meeting and 75th Anniversary Celebration Continued from page 10 Prof. Martin Brodie, Director of the Epilepsy Unit in the Western Infirmary, in Glasgow, Scotland since 1981, proudl

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 Annual Meeting Photos 12 w w w. A E S N E T. o r g

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 Planning for the Future Throughout the last year, the Board of Directors worked on an update to the Societys Strategic Plan and Direction that would help the organization move fo

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 SIGnals SIGnals For more on whats happening with your favorite SIG, log on to Professional Connections and join the discussion. You will find SIGs under the Directory Tab. Clinic

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 SIGnals Continued from page 14 TumorInduced Epilepsy Jeffrey Politsky, M.D., FRCPC and Theodore Schwartz, M.D., FACS Tumorinduced epilepsy was a new SIG at the 2011 AES meeting i

AESNEWS WINTER 2012 CALENDAR OF EVENTS March 21 25, 2012 9th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress Manila, Philippines April 21 28, 2012 64th AAN Annual Meeting New O