Super Special Mums
This talk will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric epilepsies, with a focus on new and emerging therapies. Current antiseizure medications for focal, generalized and symptomatic generalized epilepsies will be reviewed. Alternative, non-medication therapies, such as diet to surgery will also be reviewed. There will be a focus on new therapies, including medical cannabis. Finally, the importance of genetic diagnoses and potential opportunities for genetic therapies will be shared.
High Hopes Pediatric Therapy Center
Prof. Orrin Devinsky, M.D. Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine