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Epilepsy Surgery and Rare Genetic Disorders

November 30, 2022 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Come hear about when and why you should consider epilepsy surgery for your child with a DEE. Our guests will be:

Dr. Ahmad Marashly, Medical Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Monika Jones, JD Founder and Executive Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Alliance

In this webinar, you will:
– Get an intro to epilepsy surgery for those with genetic epilepsies
– Hear about the growing body of literature that supports brain surgery for both palliative and sometimes curative surgery
– Learn about the genetic disorders that cause refractory epilepsy, and better understand ion channel dysfunction/sodium channel mutations/mTOR pathways & surgery

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