Day of Science is a free, educational event for patients, families, medical professionals, researchers, and all those touched by or interested in learning more about epilepsy.
Day of Science includes:
- Welcome by Ann Benschoter, CURE Board Chair
- Panel of experts sharing the latest in epilepsy research and what it means for patients and families
- Q&A sessions and small roundtable discussions with epilepsy experts
- Information on cutting-edge therapies and treatments
- The opportunity to engage with other families and advocacy groups in the epilepsy community
- Breakfast options and lunch will be provided
Ask the expert panel your questions about topics, such as:
- Medical Treatment Options in Epilepsy
- Epilepsy Genetics
- Epilepsy Devices and Technology
- Infantile Spasms and the Childhood Epilepsies
Meet the Day of Science panelists!
Ian Miller, MD, Panel Moderator
Research Focus: Treatment of severe pediatric epilepsies, as well as minimally invasive techniques in epilepsy surgery
Dr. Miller is Medical Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology.
Camilo Garcia, MD
Research Focus: Intractable epilepsy and seizure triggers
Dr. Garcia is Co-Medical Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at the Cleveland Clinic Florida – Weston. He is board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Epilepsy.
Parul Jayakar, MD
Research Focus: Epilepsy, autism, and intellectual disorders, as well as epilepsy surgery
Dr. Jayakar is Director of the Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Director of Miami Genetic Laboratories, and Section Director of Neurogenetics/Metabolism at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics, Cytogenetics, and Biochemical Genetics.
Trevor Resnick, MD
Research Focus: Chronic epilepsy treatment options and neurodiagnostic techniques
Dr. Resnick is Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami School of Medicine, and former Chief of the Department of Neurology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Ramses Ribot, MD
Research Focus: Epilepsy and psychiatric comorbidities
Dr. Ribot is Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is board certified in Neurology and Psychiatry, as well as Epilepsy.