Advances in Research and Treatment Options for Epilepsy: Free Community Wellness Event

Start:
April 26, 2012 6:00 pm
End:
April 26, 2012 8:00 pm
Venue:
Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Center, Room 976
Address:
600 S. Paulina St., Chicago, IL, United States

A free community education program entitled, “Advances in Research and Treatment Options for Epilepsy,” will be held at Rush University Medical Center on Thursday, April 26, 6 to 8 p.m.  The event will be held in the Armour Academic Center, room 976, at 600 S. Paulina St., Chicago. Registered attendees can receive free parking in the Rush garage directly across the street.   Refreshments will be available.

The Rush Epilepsy Center evaluates, diagnoses and treats adults and children with all forms of epilepsy, as well as people experiencing frequent “spells” or pseudo seizures that may be epilepsy. The program offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, and provides patients with a full range of medical and surgical treatment options, including research therapies and approaches that are not widely available. Because space is limited, registration is required.

Topics and speakers include the following: 

  • Understanding Epilepsy Diagnosis and Medical Treatment, Michael Smith, MD, neurologist
     
  • The Diagnostic Evaluation, Marvin Rossi, MD, neurologist
     
  • Surgical Treatments and Electrical Stimulation, Richard Byrne, MD, neurosurgeon

To register, please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) or visit www.rush.edu/events.