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Cenobamate: A New Treatment Option for Partial-Onset (Focal) Seizures

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Zoom meeting

Approximately 30% of epilepsy patients have epilepsy that is considered refractory, or resistant to current treatment options. Therefore, it is critical that new and improved anti-epileptic drugs be developed.  Cenobamate (XCOPRI®) is an FDA-approved drug made available to patients in 2020 and is approved for the treatment of partial-onset (also referred to as “focal”) seizuresIn this webinar, you will learn what is known about how cenobamate reduces seizure activity, and why it is a safe and effective treatment of partial seizures. You will also learn about the potential side effects that patients and caregivers should be aware of when considering this treatment option. 

This webinar is free to attend. Viewers can ask questions during the live Q&A or submit questions in advance via research@cureepilepsy.org. 

About the Speaker
This webinar is presented by Dr. Michael Sperling, the Baldwin Keyes Professor of Neurology and Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He is the Director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. His primary research interests include surgical treatment of epilepsy, mortality in epilepsy, epilepsy genetics, and clinical neurophysiology.


The information contained herein is provided for general information only and does not offer medical advice or recommendations. Individuals should not rely on this information as a substitute for consultations with qualified health care professionals who are familiar with individual medical conditions and needs. CURE strongly recommends that care and treatment decisions related to epilepsy and any other medical condition be made in consultation with a patient’s physician or other qualified health care professionals who are familiar with the individual’s specific health situation.


This webinar is supported with funding from SK Life Science
SK Life Sciences

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