April 25, 2020
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Annual Epilepsy Family Conference!
Technological Advancements in Patient Care | Meet other families dealing with Epilepsy
Q&A after the presentation
Saturday April 25, 2020 8:30 am to 1 pm
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://stanford.zoom.us/j/525231900
8:35 – 8:50 Miles Levin is a filmmaker with epilepsy who’s mission is to bring epilepsy into mainstream conversation and fight stigma using cinema. Miles will speak on his film, the impact of cinema and finding purpose among diverse groups.
8:50 – 9:15 Brenda Porter MD, PhD. “EEG and MEG: How they work and what do they teach us”
9:15 – 9:40 Dr. Fiona Baumer – Neurostimulation: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed..
9:40 -10:05 Dr. Christopher Lee-Messer – What is big data? What are sources of big data What will big data be used for in the upcoming years and how is it going to improve epilepsy care?
10:05 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 10:30 Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California
10:30 – 10:55 Elli Brimble, Genetics Counselor Head of Clinical Operations at Ciitizen – An overview of Epilepsy Genetics.
10:30 – 10:55 Dr. Juliet Knowles – Precision Medicine for Pediatric Genetic Epilepsy – Dr. Knowles will discuss the concept of precision medicine for genetic epilepsy. She will provide a summary of current efforts to translate discoveries related to genetic causes of epilepsy into new, disease modifying treatment strategies.
11:20 – 11:55 Kim Nye Diagnosis, advocacy, and research: how families help find cures.
11:55 – 12:01 Dr. Brenda Porter – Wrap up.