Dr. Eka - Resident Doctor, Mediclubgeorgia Medical Center, Tbilis, Georgia.
Dr. Shermila Pia - MD, pediatric neurology fellow (PGY4), University of Rochester Medical Centre, Rochester, Newyork, USA.
Dr. Harsh Patel - Pediatric Neurologist, Ahmedabad, India
Dr. Gia Melikishvilim - MD, Pediatric Neurologist, Mediclubgeorgia Medical Center, Tbilisi, Georgia
Main field of interest: Rare epileptic disorders and genetic encephalopathies.
He has more than 25 years of experience working in this field and he is the author of several papers.
Brief information about talk:
Ion channels are critical for neuronal excitability and provide important targets for anticonvulsant drugs. Sodium channels form an important category, responsible for multiple epilepsy syndromes ranging from pharmaco-responsive epilepsies to developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE). This podcast will comprise of one or two case presentations by young Pediatric neurologists from FLICNA followed by a discussion on sodium channelopathies by the expert faculty. In the end, there will be a moderated Q and A session.