Satellite Symposium – Novartis Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in the Arab countries – Hany Aref, Egypt Satellite Symposium – Sanofi Genzyme:  Multiple sclerosis and treatment landscape Co-chairs:  Magd Zakareya, Egypt & Reda El Bahy, Egypt RRMS and treatment modalities – Patrick Vermersch, France Satellite Symposium:  Roche Role of B-cells in multiple sclerosis:  ocrelizumab clinical evidence – Magd Zakaria, … Read moreSATELLITE SYMPOSIA


The 4th East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). The congress is designated for a maximum of 16 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only … Read moreCME ACCREDITATION


Venue Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel Khaled Ben El-Walid St., 85111 Luxor, Egypt Tel.:  +20 95 23669 99 Email: Registration The Registration Area is located on Level -2 of the venue. Please note that name badges must be worn at all times. Certificate of Attendance Certificates of attendance may be collected from the registration area … Read moreONSITE INFORMATION


In order to encourage young researchers to participate in the 4th East Mediterranean Epilepsy Congress, bursaries were awarded to a limited number of applicants who submitted an abstract to the congress, which stands out for its scientific quality. Requirements and Conditions All applicants must meet the following requirements: At the time of application, applicants must be … Read moreBURSARIES


Clinical Neurophysiology Clinical Neurophysiology p001      Cognitive Dysfunction in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes:  An Event Related EEG Desynchronization and Synchronization Study Mostafa Elkholy1, Hanan Hosny1, Mona Nada2, Neveen Elfayoumy2, Asmaa Ebraheim2 1Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, Giza, Egypt, 2Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt p002      Latency to the first epileptiform activity in the … Read morePOSTERS ON DISPLAY


The venue for the 4th EMEC is: Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel Khaled Ben El-Walid St., 85111 Luxor, Egypt Tel.:   +20 95 23669 99 The Steigenberger Nile Palace Hotel is located on the banks of the Nile. The Valley of the Kings and the famous Pharaoh’s tombs lie on the other side of the river, about … Read moreCONGRESS VENUE


Platform Abstracts Sodium Channel Blockers in the 21st Century Martin Brodie West Glasgow ACH-Yorkhill, Glasgow, United Kingdom Purpose: Sodium channel blockers have been the mainstay of the pharmacological management of focal and generalized tonic clonic seizures for more than 50 years. Focus will be made on phenytoin, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, rufinamide, lacosamide, eslicarbazepine acetate and lamotrigine. Method: Their efficacy … Read more4th EMEC ABSTRACTS