Epilepsy Explained – Free Public Event

Epilepsy Ireland and FutureNeuro are pleased to announce that we will be co-hosting a Public Seminar to mark International Epilepsy Day on Monday the 11th of February.

The seminar is for people with epilepsy, their families & carers and will highlight the latest developments in epilepsy research in Ireland and internationally.

It takes place on Monday 11th of February from 6.00pm – 8.30pm in the O’Flanagan Theatre, RCSI, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2 (entrance via York St).

Light refreshments will be served from 6.00pm – 6.30pm and the event begins at 6.30pm.

Topics covered include:

Medicinal cannabis: Impact, evidence and future research needs
Dr Thomas Hill, FutureNeuro
Yvonne Cahalane, Epilepsy Awareness Advocate
Dr Peter Widdess-Walsh, Consultant Neurologist, Beaumont Hospital
Plus: Questions & Answers session

FutureNeuro: The changing face of epilepsy research
Prof. Gianpiero Cavalleri, FutureNeuro
Dr Cristina Ruedell Reschke, FutureNeuro

How fundamental neuroscience is improving epilepsy treatments
Prof. Mark Cunningham, Professor of Neurophysiology of Epilepsy,Trinity College Dublin

Tickets for this event are free, but places are limited, so please register via EventBrite to secure your place.