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“Treatment Talk”

Monday, July 25, 2022
12:00 pm CST


CURE Epilepsy is proud to present our inaugural “Treatment Talk”, a social-media broadcast highlighting conditions related to epilepsy and options available for treatment of related seizures and their side effects. This “Treatment Talk” will focus on Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a severe form of childhood epilepsy that arises during infancy or early childhood, and the use of the drug fenfluramine to treat patients diagnosed with LGS. This talk features Dr. Michael Chez, a pediatric neurologist at Sutter Health, and Heather Bushey, a parent whose son has LGS and is a patient of Dr. Chez. Viewers will learn more about how LGS is diagnosed, common seizure types and comorbidities associated with LGS, how fenfluramine works to reduce some of these seizure types, and any risks and benefits found in recent clinical trials featuring fenfluramine.

This talk was presented in partnership with UCB.