The History of the Epilepsy Society of Australia

This volume outlines the development of a major scientific body, the Epilepsy Society of Australia, from its humble beginnings at a peripheral teaching hospital in Melbourne. Arising from a comprehensive epilepsy program envisioned by its creator Peter F. Bladin, the Society has grown to encompass the latest developments in knowledge and technology and contribute to the training and maturity of some of the world’s leading epilepsy experts. The Society has become an acknowledged elite professional association in Australia, extending across the continent. This book sketches the important events which had occurred during the periods of each Presidential tenure and the work of their executives and state representatives, and details their deliberations, workshops, scientific meetings, and international contacts and speakers, had who visited Australia as invited guests for the annual scientific congresses. It also includes a glossary listing prominent members and a section paying tribute to international colleagues.

Professor FJE Vajda is a Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Pharmacologist. He has been Foundation Treasurer and second President of the ESA and Foundation Director of the Australian Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Clinical Neuropharmacology. The founder and Director of the Australian Pregnancy and Antiepileptic Drug Register, he is also the author of over 300 publications, 35 chapters and 17 books.

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ISBN: 1-5275-8684-7

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-8684-0

Release Date: 30th August 2022

Pages: 205

Price: £70.99