Simon D. Shorvon

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Author: Simon D. Shorvon

Simon Shorvon is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and Hon. Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, where he has worked as a clinical academic specialising in epilepsy for over four decades. He has also served as the Vice President of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), Harveian Librarian at the Royal College of Physicians, co-Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsia, and as Chair of Neurology at University College London. He has won lifetime achievement awards for his work in epilepsy from the American Epilepsy Society, Epilepsy Europe, the British Branch of the ILAE and the Shrinivasan and GopalaKrishna foundations in India. He has, with others, published series of textbooks including: Neurology (2 editions 2009, 2016), Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures (2013), Treatment of Epilepsy (4 editions 1996–2016), and Causes of Epilepsy (2 editions 2011, 2019). He has, with others, also published books on neurological history, including ILAE 1909–2009: A Centenary History (2009), Physicians at War (2016), 500 Years of the Royal College of Physicians (2018), Queen Square, A History of the National Hospital and its Institute of Neurology (2019).

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