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The future of epilepsy treatments

Past event - 2017
20 Mar Doors open at 6pm
event 6.30pm - 8.30 pm
33 Queen Square 33 Queen Square,
London WC1N 3BG
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Our department's mission is transform the lives of people living with epilepsy for the better by identifying, understanding and correcting or preventing the underlying mechanisms leading to the epilepsies and associated comorbidities in each individual person.                                           Join us in Queen Square for this inspirational evening to hear about Epilepsy and future treatments.                                                                        There will also be drinks and nibbles to enable you to talk to our amazing team in a relaxed way

About epilepsy

Epilepsy is a common condition that affects approximately 1% of the population. It is usually diagnosed in childhood and in people over the age of 65, but it can affect any one.
We'll be talking about different subjects :

What is epilepsy?
The impact of epilepsy in everyday life and the importance of seizure freedom.
Advances in epilepsy surgery
The future of epilepsy surgery - Gene Therapy?
New drug and dietary treatments

The speakers

Professor Dimitri Kullmann (Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Professor of Neurology at the UCL Institute of Neurology)
Professor John Duncan (Director of the Queen Square Division at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.)
Professor Matthew Walker (Head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy)
are the speakers that will give an overview of Epilepsy from all point of view

3 min competition

Early career researchers currently studying for their PhD degrees will present their research in three minutes and YOU will be the judge!
Category PhD student:
Eleonora Lugarà , Jenna Carpenter, Michael Thor and Patrick Kratschmer
Category junior researcher :
Erica Tagliatti, Marion Mercier, Gareth Morris, Marco Leite and Janosch Heller