Alexis Arzimanoglou

University Hospitals of Lyon France

Professor Alexis Arzimanoglou is coordinating the European Reference Network on Rare and Complex Epilepsies, ERN EpiCARE.

He is working as Director of the Paediatric Clinical Epileptology, Sleep Disorders and Functional Neurology Department, University Hospitals of Lyon, France and Scientific Coordinator of the Epilepsy Unit of the San Juan de Dios Hospital and Visiting Professor at Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. Qualifying in Greece, he trained in paediatric neurology in London and Paris, where he collaborated for years with his mentor, Professor Jean Aicardi. Alexis has served as ILAE French Chapter President, EPNS Scientific Committee Chair, receiving ILAE Ambassador for Epilepsy and EPNS Aicardi awards for excellence in paediatric neurology. He is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the ILAE educational journal Epileptic Disorders and Associate Editor of the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology. He has authored/co-authored seven books and over one hundred and fifty articles on cognition, medical and surgical treatment of childhood epilepsies.