Lieven Lagae


Lieven Lagae is Full Professor and Head of Paediatric Neurology Department at the University Hospitals of Leuven, Belgium.

He has a particular clinical and scientific interest in childhood epilepsy and is involved in many research projects including zebrafish epilepsy models, brain stimulation, preventive treatment in TSC, the use of fenfluramine and analogues in Dravet and refractory epilepsy syndromes. Lieven Lagae is the immediate past President of the European Paediatric Neurology Society
(EPNS) and the current Treasurer of the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA).

He published more than 250 scientific papers and is the editor of the McKeith Press book on “Cognition and Behaviour in Childhood Epilepsy”. He serves at several scientific journal editorial boards and pharma company advisory boards. He received the ‘Cures within Reach Patient Impact Clinical Award’ in 2017, the 2019 Honorary Award of German speaking Pediatric Neurology Society and the 2019 Aicardi Award of the EPNS.



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