Day of Science 2017 – Boston, MA

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am - 10:00 pm AST
Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

EVENT OVERVIEW

Day of Science is a free, educational and networking opportunity for patients, families, medical professionals, researchers and all those touched by or interested in learning more about epilepsy. Day of Science includes:

  • Plenary and Q&A Session of medical experts
  • Opportunities for small group discussions with experts
  • Information on cutting-edge therapies and treatments
  • Opportunity to engage with others in epilepsy community
  • Access to local and national epilepsy resources

PANELISTS

MODERATOR

  • Annapurna Poduri, M.D., M.P.H., Boston Children’s Hospital

LOCAL EXPERTS

  • Bernard Chang, MD, MMSc, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Page Pennell, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Beth Sheidley, MS, CGC, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Kevin Staley, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital

GUEST EXPERT

  • Anne Berg, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

PLENARY AND Q&A TOPICS

THE FUTURE OF EPILEPSY

  • Comorbidities: The “other” fight in the battle against epilepsy
  • Genetic and Acquired Epilepsies: Advances in epilepsy research across the spectrum
  • Devices: Minimizing the invasiveness of epilepsy treatment
  • Impact of Epilepsy Research on the Family: From bench to bedside

VOLUNTEER INFO

Please contact the Day of Science team at DOS@CUREepilepsy.org or (312) 255-1801 if you are interested in volunteering at Day of Science. It’s a great opportunity for teens to earn service hours!

SPONSORSHIP INFO

Learn how you or your organization can sponsor Day of Science and bring the power of science to communities across the country!

OUR SPONSORS

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