Epilepsy Talk Radio

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Sinopsis

Epilepsy Talk Radio is a service of epilepsy.com sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation. Listen here for interviews with leading research and healthcare professionals about epilepsy-related topics. The Epilepsy Foundation, a national non-profit with 48 affiliated organizations throughout the United States, has led the fight against seizures since 1968. The Foundation is an unwavering ally for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation is to stop seizures and sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy through efforts including education, advocacy and research to accelerate ideas into therapies. The Foundation works to ensure that people with seizures have the opportunity to live their lives to their fullest potential. For additional information, please visit www.epilepsy.com.

Episodios

  • Hallway Conversations by Epilepsy.com

    Hallway Conversations by Epilepsy.com

    17/04/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Paul Garcia from University California San Francisco. Dr. Garcia will discuss radio surgery for epilepsy. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Hallway Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    Hallway Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    09/04/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Jeffrey Buchhalter from Phoenix Children's Hospital. Dr. Buchhalter will discuss epilepsy surgery for children. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Hallway Conversations

    Hallway Conversations

    26/03/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Brien Smith from Henry Ford Medical Center. Dr. Smith will discuss how we can best advocate for our patient with seizures. What to do about disability and other advice for patients. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Hallways Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    Hallways Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    18/03/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. David Labiner from the University of Arizona in Tucson to discuss the American with Disabilities Act and how to best inform our patients with regards to this law and its impact. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Hallways Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    Hallways Conversations from Epilepsy.com

    13/03/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Brian Alldredge, Pharm D, from the University of California San Francisco on the pros and cons of status epilepticus therapy and the latest clinical research on the topic. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Spanish speaking epilepsy patients

    Spanish speaking epilepsy patients

    04/03/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Blanca Vazquez from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Vazquez will speak about epilepsy treatments and her role in advocacy for patients.

  • AAN taskforce for developing epilepsy quality measures

    AAN taskforce for developing epilepsy quality measures

    19/02/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Nathan Fountain, MD from the University of Virginia. Dr. Fountain will speak about his role as co-chair of the American Academy of Neurology taskforce for developing epilepsy quality measures. There are 8 new proposed quality measures that are now open for public comment. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Generic versus Brand Seizure Medications

    Generic versus Brand Seizure Medications

    12/02/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Jacqueline French of New York University School of Medicine. Dr. French, an internationally renowned epilepsy specialist will speak about the issues surrounding the use of generic seizure medications. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Rufinamide

    Rufinamide

    04/02/2009 Duración: 30min

    Recently, the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication for seizures and epilepsy, Rufinamide. Rufinamide will soon be available for us in the US. In this episode of Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Greg Krauss an international renowned epilepsy specialist from Johns Hopkins University. This show will be taped live but no questions will be answered live on the air.

  • Vigabatrin and infantile spasms

    Vigabatrin and infantile spasms

    30/01/2009 Duración: 30min

    Recently, the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication for seizures and epilepsy, Vigabatrin. Vigabatrin will soon be available for us in the US with one of it indications being infantile spasms. The question is what are infantile spasms and what can you do for seizures in the very young? In this episode of Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Elaine Wirrell, an internationally renowned epilepsy specialist from Mayo Clinic Rochester. This show will be taped live but no questions will be answered live on the air.

  • New Treatments for Seizures: Focus on Lacosamide

    New Treatments for Seizures: Focus on Lacosamide

    22/01/2009 Duración: 30min

    Recently, the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication for seizures and epilepsy, Lacosamide. Lacosamide will soon be available for us in the US. In this episode of Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, interviews Dr. Elinor Ben-Menachem an international renowned epilepsy specialist from University of Gothenberg, Gothenberg, Sweden. This show will be taped live but no questions will be answered live on the air.

  • Focus on New Antiseizure Medications: Vigabatrin

    Focus on New Antiseizure Medications: Vigabatrin

    15/01/2009 Duración: 30min

    In this week's episode of Epilepsy. com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and editor-in-chief of epilepsy.com professional, interviews Joyce Cramer, President of the Epilepsy Therapy project on the recent approval by the US FDA of Vigabatrin for use in chronic seizures and epilepsy. Ms. Cramer will speak about her testimony to the FDA and why it is important to have this drug available. This is a live taping with no questions to be answered live.

  • Complementary Therapies for Epilepsy

    Complementary Therapies for Epilepsy

    15/01/2009 Duración: 01h00s

    Persons with chronic health problems often use alternative or complementary therapies, but the effectiveness, safety and risks of these approaches are often not fully known, especially for persons with epilepsy. Please join Dr. Steven Schachter to discuss Complementary Therapies for Epilepsy. Dr. Schachter is a Professor of Neurology and Director of Research, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and President of the American Epilepsy Society.

  • Epilepsy Surgery - Whats It All About?

    Epilepsy Surgery - What's It All About?

    17/12/2008 Duración: 01h00s

    Could epilepsy surgery help you or someone you know? How do you know if you are a candidate? How do you decide if you want to give it a try? What happens after the surgery? Epilepsy.com Resource Specialist Patty Shafer will interview Dr. Orrin Devinsky on this topic. Dr. Devinsky is the co-founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. He directs the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and the Saint Barnabas Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery (INN).

  • The Study That Can Unlock the Mysteries of Epilepsy

    The Study That Can Unlock the Mysteries of Epilepsy

    06/11/2008 Duración: 01h00s

    This is a Must Segment for everyone interested in the Genetics of Epilepsy. Co-hosts Dr. Daniel Lowenstein and Dr. Orrin Devinsky talk about the largest research study ever created to understand how genetics influences epilepsy. The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project is a collaborative effort among some of the country's leading epileptologists and the National Institutes of Health to investigate the causes of epilepsy and the differences in how people respond to anti-seizure medication. Dr. Lowenstein is the Professor and Vice Chairman of the UCSF Department of Neurology, and Dr. Orrin Devinsky is the Co-Founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project and Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry and Director, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

  • Epilepsy and Dietary Therapies

    Epilepsy and Dietary Therapies

    25/09/2008 Duración: 01h00s

    The Ketogenic Diet, a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, is prescribed and monitored by a physician and nutritionist and can help control seizures in some people. Dr. Eric Kossoff, the Medical Director of the Ketogenic Diet program at Johns Hopkins is interviewed by Patty Shafer, Resource Specialist on epilepsy.com regarding diet and epilepsy.

  • The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project

    The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project

    17/09/2008 Duración: 01h00s

    Dr. Steven Schachter interviews Dr. Daniel Lowenstein, Professor and Vice-Chairman of the UCSF Department of Neurology about the largest research study ever created to understand how genetics influences epilepsy. The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project is a collaborative effort among some of the country’s leading epileptologists and the National Institutes of Health to investigate the causes of epilepsy and the differences in how people respond to anti-seizure medication.

  • Epilepsy and Its Treatment: Talking about Depression and Suicidality

    Epilepsy and Its Treatment: Talking about Depression and Suicidality

    15/08/2008 Duración: 01h00s

    Increasing concerns about depression, suicidality, and other mood problems have been seen in people with epilepsy for many years. While recent information from the U.S. FDA suggests antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) as a possble cause, the links between the brain, epilepsy, AEDs and other treatments are complex and not well understood. Patricia Shafer, Resource Specialist on epilepsy.com will interview Dr. Andres Kanner, a well-known epileptologist and neuropsychiatrist about this topic.

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