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The Prof. Dr.Peter and Jytte Wolf Foundation forEpilepsy

The Prof. Dr. Peter and Jytte Wolf Foundation for Epilepsy is a charity publicly registered in Bielefeld (Germany) where it was established on November 19, 2002. Its objectives are to support research, education and structural improvements of care in epilepsy. Publications from research projects supported by grants from the Foundation can be found at Tätigkeitsbericht und Publikationen.

Amongst other activities, the Foundation organizes the annual Baltic Sea Summer Schools for Epilepsy (BSSSE), an initiative of ILAE chapters of the Baltic Sea region, and provides logistics for the patient education programme MOSES. The Foundation is open for suggestions and applications corresponding to our objectives.


The Founders


Peter Wolf is a German neurologist who dedicated his entire career to epilepsy, in which he was always supported by his Danish wife, Jytte. From 1985-2003 he was Medical Director of the Bethel Epilepsy Centre in Bielefeld but moved then to Denmark into a joint position at the Danish Epilepsy Centre Dianalund and Copenhagen University, as professor in epileptology. One of the leading international epileptologists, he was from 2005-2009 President of the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE). Among his distinctions is the European Epileptology Award of 2002 from the Commission on European Affairs of the ILAE which provided the seed funds for the Foundation.