The London 2012 ECE in retrospect

The Shard. London has changed quite a bit since my last visit and I didn’t really pay that much attention to the Olympics, I must admit. Both became clear to me when I left the train at London Bridge Station. There it stood in front of me: The Shard. London’s new high-rise building, the tallest skyscraper in the European Union. And I had no idea that it even existed. On a smaller scale, there were also a few surprises for me at the ECE in the world of epilepsy genetics. Continue reading

See you in London – getting ready for the 10th European Congress of Epileptology

London calling. In the epilepsy field, there are annual and bi-annual meetings that are worth attending. One of these meetings is the 10th European Congress of Epileptology (ECE), which will be held from September 30th to October 4th, 2012 in London. With Nobel Lecture Series, entertaining debates on controversial issues and interactive sessions with a “clubroom atmosphere”, the organizers will try out a new format for the European epilepsy meeting. Let’s give you a brief overview what this congress will hold for scientists interested in epilepsy genetics. Continue reading