Topic: Epileptic Encephalopathy with Focus on EE-SWAS
Talk By: Dr. Rajesh Ramachandran Nair
When: May 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time ( US / Canada )
Dr. Rajesh Ramachandran Nair is a Paediatric Epileptologist and Neurologist at the McMaster Children's Hospital since 2006. He was the founding medical director of the Comprehensive Paediatric Epilepsy Program. His clinical care focus is medically refractory epilepsy, Ketogenic Diet, and DEE/EE with Sleep Activation of Spike and Wave (SASW). Dr. Ramachandran Nair is a program director for the International Child Neurology Teaching Network (ICNTN) by the International Child Neurology Association (ICNA) and the Canadian Epilepsy Teaching Network (CETN) by the Canadian League Against Epilepsy (CLAE). He is a member of the Adapt and Implementation Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Standards and Best Practice Council. He was a member of the department tenure and promotion committee and the coordinator of the Paediatric Neurology Rounds. He is the Project ECHO (Epilepsy across the lifespan) Co-hub lead of the McMaster Children's Hospital. Dr. Ramachandran Nair is a researcher in Ketogenic Diet, DEE/EE with Sleep Activation of Spike and Wave (SASW), and SUDEP Communication, and is funded by the Ontario Brain Institute.
Dr. Ramachandran Nair's main research areas are:
Nutrition and dietetics
By attending this session, you will be able to learn about the following points:
The concept of Developmental Epileptic Encephalopathy (DEE) and EE (Epileptic Encephalopathy)
How to identify DEE/EE-SWAS (EE with Sleep Activation of Spike and Wave) early
Practical challenges in the management of DEE/EE-SWAS.