Philippe Kahane


Philippe Kahane, MD, PhD, born in 1962, is a neurologist andneurophysiologist, Hospital Practitioner and University Professor at Grenoble-Alpes Hospital (CHUGA) and University (UGA), Grenoble, France. He is the Director of the Grenoble Hospitalo-Universitary Federation of Clinical Neurosciences.

He is acknowledged as an international expert on presurgical assessment of drug-resistant epilepsies in adults and children, including stereotactic intracerebral EEG (SEEG) recordings. The area of research covers various fields in epileptology and physiology in humans, including the characterization of epileptogenic networks using intracerebral recordings and stimulation, the assessment of physiological networks by analysing SEEG oscillatory responses to different cognitive tasks, and the implementation of novel surgical therapies such as deep brain stimulation.

He is Associate Editor of the international journal Epileptic Disorders, and is co-director of the annual Asian, European and North-American SEEG Training Courses.

He is author or co-author of 245 articles in international journals indexed in Medline, and has been invited to give conferences in more than 280 international seminars and meetings.