Ilo Leppik, MD

Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (ECP)

Ilo Leppik

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-7139

Office Address:
717 Delaware, Room 461

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy
Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
7-115 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Awards & Recognition

  • William Lennox Award for Lifetime Achievement, American Epilepsy Society 2007
  • Named in Epilepsy Section of The Best Doctors in America, 1992 to 2009
  • Named in Who's Who in the World, 1997 to present
  • International League Against Epilepsy Clinical Pharmacology Award, 1986
  • The Penfield Award for Excellence, Montreal Neurological Institute 1975


Research Summary/Interests

  • Neurology


Founding and Managing Editor, Epilepsy Research, 1986 - 2006

  • Schmidt D, Leppik IE, Compliance in Epilepsy, New York: Elsevier, 1988.
  • Anderson VE, Hauser WA, Leppik IE, Noebels JL, Rich SS, Genetic Strategies in Epilepsy Research, New York: Elsevier, 1991.
  • French JA, Dichter MA, Leppik IE, New Antiepileptic Drug Development: Preclinical and Clinical Aspects, New York: Elsevier, 1993.
  • Leppik IE. Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of the Patient with Epilepsy, Newtown, PA: Handbooks in Healthcare, 1st Edition 1993; 2nd Ed. 1994; 3rd Ed 1996; 4th Ed 1998; 5th Ed 2000; 6th Ed. 2006. Total copies in print = 660,000.
  • Leppik IE, Homan WR. Rational Polypharmacy, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 1996.
  • French JA, Leppik IE, Dichter MA (eds). Antiepileptic Drug Development: Advances in Neurology (Vol. 76), New York: Lippincott-Raven, 1998.
  • Leppik IE. Epilepsy: A Guide to Balancing Your Life (American Academy of Neurology) New York, Demos 2007