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Ask the Expert Webinar: Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy of Cannabidiol in Treating Epilepsy

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Contributors

  • Orrin Devinsky, MD

    Orrin Devinsky is a Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. He directs the NYU Epilepsy Center and Saint Barnabas Institute of Neurology. His epilepsy research includes cannabinoid therapies, genetic epilepsies and precision therapies, sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP), autism, healthful behavioral changes, therapeutic electrical stimulation, quality-of-life, cognitive and behavioral issues, and surgical therapy. He is the Principal Investigator for the North American SUDEP Registry and for the SUDC Registry and Research Collaborative. He is on the Scientific Advisory Boards for the Epilepsy Foundation, SUDEP Institute, Dup15q Alliance, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, KCNQ2 Cure Alliance, KBG Foundation, and Chairs the Loulou Foundation CDKL5 Program of Excellence. He was lead investigator for the Epidiolex Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut studies and the Ataluren study for genetic epilepsies. He founded Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) and co-founded the Epilepsy Therapy Project and epilepsy.com. Other academic interests include evolutionary biology, nutrition, and behavioral neurology

April 23, 2019
Tue 12:00 PM EDT

Duration 0H 30M

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