In conjunction with NIH and our partners at the PCDH19 Alliance, we held this webinar to update DEE families on COVID-19 vaccines and epilepsy. This included updates on the development of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 and an explanation of how COVID-19 impacts the nervous system, with special consideration for those with developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs).
Our guests were: Jennifer Holland, a school psychologist and mom to Sloan, who has PCDH19 Epilepsy, who shared her experiences with rescue meds.
Dr. Adam Hartman – the Moderator of this session who is a Program Director at NIH/NINDS and practicing pediatric neurologist.
Dr. Jim Campbell, Associate Professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine – Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist active in global vaccine research.
Dr. Avindra Nath, is a physician-scientist who specializes in neuroimmunology and is the Intramural Clinical Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health.
This is a recording of the webinar, “Updates on COVID-19 vaccine development with special consideration for the DEE population”, which was held on June 17th, 2020.
Please note that the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) may have changed since this webinar took place.
Please visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus for the latest information.
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