2018 Symposium

Fundamental and Translational Research in Epilepsy


Monday, November 19, 2018
Auditorium A, University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Join us for a full day symposium that includes morning presentations by experts in the fields of knowledge, diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. The afternoon features a panel discussion moderated by CTV National News Medical Specialist, Avis Favaro. A question and answer period with the audience will follow the panel discussion. The highlight of the day is a keynote lecture by Istvan Mody, PhD, the 2018 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine recipient.

All are welcome to attend this complimentary event, but registration is limited. R.S.V.P. by Monday, November 12, 2018, to reserve your seat.


Register today for the Symposium.



9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:05 a.m. Nathalie Jette, MD
9:50 a.m. Jean Gotman, PhD
Some recent developments in the investigation of patients with epilepsy
10:35 a.m. Paolo Federico, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Cause & Effect: Imaging and EEG studies of epilepsy in humans
11:20 a.m. Jorge Burneo, MD, MSPH, Ali Khan, PhD, Terry Peters, PhD, FCCPM, and Michael Poulter, PhD
London Epilepsy Update
Moderated by Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, FAHA
11:50 a.m. Break
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Moving Out of the Shadows
Moderated by Avis Favaro, MA'82, CTV National News
2:00 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture: Istvan Mody, PhD
The Multifaceted Epilepsies
2018 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Recipient
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
3:45 p.m. Symposium Concludes


Thank you to our 2018 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Symposium Sponsors

Coffee Break Sponsor


AV Sponsor

Freeman AV

Proudly supported by the C.H. Stiller Memorial Foundation and the Family of J. Allyn Taylor.