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Christopher Beatty, MD, gives and overview of what is pileptic encephalopathies.
Jonathan Lopez, MD, talks about the controversial term, epilepsy related sleep disorder.
Mark Holmes, MD, discusses how the medical field is constantly on the lookout for safe, non-invasive treatment options for patients with epilepsy.
Jeffrey Tsai, MD, assistant professor of neurology at University of Washington, explains treatment for idiopathic generalized epilepsies and discusses cognitive and behavioral comorbidities of IGE.
H. Steve White, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy, discusses modeling human antiepileptic drug adherence. Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD, research assistant professor, examines treatment outcomes in preclinical epilepsy models.