Legenes hus

International conference on antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy and risk for mother and child

Digital Webinar (Legenes Hus Conference Centre, Oslo) 19-20 May 2021
17. februar 2021
Child and pregnant woman

The meeting will be arranged as a hybrid event at the Conference Center of the Norwegian Medical Association in Oslo with the possibility to attend virtually. A participation fee of 400 NOK will be requested for on-site participants to cover lunch and coffee both days. Online participation is free and open to all.

The on-site meeting will be open to the number of participants allowed under current COVID-19 regulations. Please indicate below if you wish to attend the meeting in person. We advise you to book refundable tickets and accommodations as COVID-19 regulations may change on short notice. We will contact those interested in attending in person at a later date to confirm and request payment of the participation fee.




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  • Senior researcher Kari Furu, Centre for Fertility and Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway (PI in InPreSS project)
  • Marte-Helene Bjørk, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, Bergen University, Norway ( PI in SCAN-AED project)
  • Jacqueline M. Cohen, , Department of Chronic Diseases and Ageing, Norwegian Institute of Public Health and Centre for Fertility and Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
  • Nils Erik Gilhus, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen and Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
  • Mika Gissler, Information Services Department, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland and Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden
  • Torbjørn Tomson, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Silje Alvestad National Center for Epilepsy, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
  • Jakob Christensen National Centre for Register-Based Research, Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University and Department of Neurology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

The University of Bergen

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Bergen Epilepsy Research Group

Centre for Fertility and Health

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