We have now booked meeting space at: St Nicolas Church Sutcliffe Avenue, Earley Reading, RG6 7JN This meeting will be on 7th September 2021 between 14:00 and 16:00. All are welcome. There will be plenty of room for everyone, the site will be up to covid standards and masks may be worn. hopefully this will be the start of many Face to Face meetings.
Join us for the next in our series of Research Roundtable webinars when we’ll be hearing from the experts and people with lived experience on the topic of epilepsy surgery.
Sometimes epilepsy does not respond to medication and in some cases, surgery may be considered as a promising treatment option with the potential to control seizures. But surgery doesn’t come without risks and challenges. In this webinar, we’ll hear how world-leading research funded by Epilepsy Research UK has helped to improve surgery for people living with epilepsy and one person’s remarkable story of the difference it can make.
The session is open to everyone and will be held at 12pm on Tuesday 31st August. So, whether you are affected by epilepsy, researching epilepsy or just interested to learn more, we hope you can join us.
Epilepsy Research UK webinars are often filled before the event, so register now to avoid disappointment! Register for free here Epilepsy Research UK webinars are often filled before the event, so register now to avoid disappointment!
Our fantastic guest speakers include:
Epilepsy Research UK supporterRachel, who will be discussing her surgery experience, which, thanks to ground-breaking research, has allowed her to live a life free from epilepsy.
Professor Torsten Baldeweg, cognitive neuroscientist based at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, who will explain how his ERUK-funded research has enabled clinicians to better predict cognitive outcomes for children following surgery.
Dr Sjoerd Vos and PhD student Lawrence Binding, who are based in the Centre for Medical Image Computing at UCL, will share how their Epilepsy Research UK Endeavour Project Grant could help reduce language decline as a result of surgery.
There will be a Q&A session with the speakers after the presentations, so please send any questions you may have to our Head of Research, Caoimhe Twohig-Bennett here.de:
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