2009 IoN News Archive
- Grant for research into new epilepsy treatments
- Professor Martin Rossor has been recognised by the The Alzheimer's Association
- Drug discovery collaboration on inclusion body myositis
- PDS awards Training Fellowship to Institute of Neurology researcher to understand how the brain controls Parkinson’s symptoms
- Alan Thompson to lead UCL Partners Neurological Disorders theme
- World MS Day - Wednesday 27th May - Global initiative to highlight Multiple Sclerosis
- Queen Square leads on new UK recommendations for bladder management which can dramatically improve quality of life in Multiple Sclerosis
- John Hardy most-cited Alzheimer's disease researcher in the UK
- Prestigious awards for Institute researchers
- Drug study offers hope for Alzheimer’s treatment
- Brain activity predicts our choices
- Professor George du Boulay CBE, FRCR, FRCP
- Brain awareness week: the impact of UCL research
- Parkinson's-linked mutation makes neurons vulnerable to calcium-induced death
- Second round of NIHR Senior Investigators announced
- 'Mind-Reading' Experiment Highlights How Brain Records Memories
- Anti-malaria drug does not appear to help with human prion diseases.
- UCL Partners is one of UK’s first Academic Health Science Centres
- "Opening doors for patients with MS"
- Are we as decisive as we think?
- "Magnets stop the nightmare of tinnitus, researchers say."
- Prestigious award for Professor Hugh Bostock
- Untangling the Brain
- Young UCL Investigator Award in neuroimaging techniques
- Brain disease "resistance gene" could offer insights into CJD
- Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook
- Headache: annual evidence update
- Roads closed for powerful MRI scanner delivery
- Long-term risks lower for surgical treatment of carotid stenosis
- Memorandum of collaboration signed
- Professor John Hardy joins the ranks of science greats
- Drug study offers hope for Alzheimer's treatment
- Prestigious award for Professor David Miller
- Magnets stop the nightmare of tinnitus, researchers say.
- Brain activity predicts our choices
- Jon Driver Award
- Professor Sander named recipient of the American Epilepsy Society 2009 Clinical Science Award
- Study highlights effect of brain waves on human behaviour
- New podcast describes the significance and impact of highly cited paper
- NIH Grant for research into inherited neuropathies
- How the brain knows a dog is a dog: concept acquisition in the human brain
- Prof Elizabeth Fisher elected member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
- Locating literacy in the brain
- Dopamine enhances expectation of pleasure in humans
- Queen Square scientists question memory theory
- IoN scientist to front Alzheimer’s Research Trust national appeal
- New doors open to the understanding of the origin of brain tumours
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Professor Sander named recipient of the American Epilepsy Society 2009 Clinical Science Award
15 October 2009
of the prestigious 2009 Epilepsy Research Recognition Award for Clinical Science conferred by the American Epilepsy Society (AES) The award recognizes Professor. Sander for pioneering research of epilepsy, its treatment and consequences in developing countries around the world.
The Epilepsy Research Recognition Award is part of the AES’s public recognition program to encourage and reward clinical and basic science investigators whose research contributes importantly in the effort to understand and conquer epilepsy. This year’s award for clinical science will be presented on December 7th during the Society’s 63rd Annual Meeting in Boston.
Dr. Sander’s research is focused on epilepsy outcomes in terms of remission, as well as premature death and its causes; other health complications associated with the disorder; genetic aspects of epilepsy, particularly as it relates to drug effects in individuals; and the management of epilepsy in resource-poor settings. His current work includes a large study of the cognitive impact of phenobarbital on learning and memory in young people in rural China, research on familial clusters of epilepsy in Bulgaria, and other projects in Brazil, India, Kenya, and the Republic of Georgia.
Professor Sander holds the UCL Established Chair of Epilepsy, funded by the National Society For Epilepsy.
Adapted from materials supplied by the AES
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