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Dancing with Epilepsy: Pathology, Animal Models, and Translation

  • When April 8 , 2016, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Who Anne Anderson, MD

    Principal Investigator, Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation Laboratories, Texas Children's Hospital; Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Texas Children's Hospital

  • Where Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, M106
    2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

Molecular mechanisms by which signaling pathways modulate neuronal excitability in the immature hippocampus; the processes whereby seizures induce long-term changes in ion channel plasticity (acquired channelopathies) and the use of animal models in studies of cortical dysplasia, autism and epilepsy in children; cardiac mechanisms underlying sudden death in epilepsy in children

Anne Anderson, MD

Anne Anderson, MD

Dr. Anne Anderson earned her undergraduate degree at Austin College in Texas, before completing her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She completed residencies and fellowships in pediatrics and neurology.

Dr. Anderson is now an associate professor in pediatrics, neurology, and neurosciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She is also the medical director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Texas Children's Hospital.

Additional details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please send an e-mail.

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