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Penn Today | Davis Lab summer work highlighted

Penn students, many of whom joined the Davis Lab this summer, developed new tools and furthered our understanding of the relationship between neural structure and function in intractable epilepsy patients. Their research strives to improve presurgical localization of seizure onset, a result which could lead to a greater chance of seizure freedom for patients with […]

Support or Supplant? MD, PhD students give talk on future role of AI in medicine

M.D., Ph.D. students John Bernabei and Andy Revell presented grand rounds for the Penn MSTP on Monday. Their lecture focused on the rapid emergence of AI in medicine and how tools currently being used by epilepsy researchers in the CNT and Davis Lab could one day change the fundamentals of clinical practice. When applied effectively […]

#AES19 Specialist Symposium features Erin Conrad, M.D.

At this year’s annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, former CNT student and current Penn Epilepsy Fellow Erin Conrad, M.D., presented her soon-to-be published findings in a talk titled, “Does the Spatial Distribution or Frequency of IED Predict Seizure Onset Zone?” The AES annual conference is the largest gathering on epilepsy in the world, […]

Virtual resection puts surgical planning under the knife

John Bernabei, current M.D., Ph.D. student, and Lohith Kini, M.D., Ph.D., were the primary co-authors on a new publication in Brain on Thursday. In their paper, the authors introduced and shared a set of network-based techniques aimed at predicting the most effective surgical resection zone in epilepsy patients. Virtual resection, as the technique is called, […]

EVENTS

Dr. Davis to be ICTALS 2019 Plenary Speaker

The International Conference for Technology and Analysis of Seizures has invited Dr. Davis to speak at its September conference ICTALS 2019 at the University of Exeter. The theme of this year’s meeting is “The Epilepsy Journey: from first seizure to treatment and beyond”. A major focus of discussion will be how recent advances in our […]

ILAE invites Dr. Davis to lecture at 33rd International Epilepsy Congress

From June 22-26, the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) will hold its major biennial event in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Davis’s lecture will be given as part of the XV Workshop on Neurobiology of Epilepsy (WONEOP). The major topic of WONOEP XV will be to discuss working definitions and classification schemes for epileptic seizures across the […]

Dr. Davis to speak at Penn Medicine Neuro-Oncology Symposium 2019

On Friday, Dr. Kathryn Davis spoke at the Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumor Symposium 2019, giving a lecture entitled “Seizure Management for Brain Tumor Survivors: Current Concepts”. The symposium, designed for healthcare providers involved in the treatment of brain tumors, reviewed new treatment options in neuro-oncology. Dr. Davis’s talk was given as part of the symposium’s “Master […]

Dr. Davis to serve as a moderator at AAN Annual Meeting Neurophysiology Session

Dr. Kathryn Davis has been invited to moderate the Epilepsy and Neurophysiology sessions at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. The meeting is to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from May 4-10. The Epilepsy session is to be held on Monday, May 6, and will be followed […]