Epilepsy

Page B Pennell, AAN 2019 – Current challenges for women with epilepsy

Published Online: May 22nd 2019

Page B Pennell (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA), President of the American Epilepsy Society (AES), discusses her role in the society and the current challenges for women with epilepsy.

 

Questions

  1. Could you tell us a little about your role as President of the American Epilepsy Society (AES)? (0:04)
  2. What are the particular challenges of treating women with epilepsy? (0:44)
  3. Could you tell us a little about the WEPOD and MONEAD studies and their findings? (1:38)
  4. What advice would you give to a woman with epilepsy who is planning to become pregnant? (3:05)
  5. What are your hopes for the AAN meeting so far? (3:40)

 

Speaker disclosure: Page B Pennell has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.

 

Filmed at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, May 2019.

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