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Epileptic Encephalopathy with focus on EE-SWAS

Epileptic Encephalopathy with focus on EE-SWAS


  • Dr. Rajesh Ramachandran Nair
Date of Lecture
May 13, 2023
May 13, 2023
CPD/CME Credits

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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:

Children's Health


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.

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