Sunday, December 3, 2023 • 6:00–9:00 PM (EST)

Hyatt Regency Orlando • Plaza Ballroom G • Orlando, Florida

Why Attend?

This satellite symposium at AES 2023 is an expert-led learning opportunity focused on the science of brain cholesterol as it relates to developmental epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs), as well as the need for new management approaches.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the effect of brain cholesterol turnover on neurologic health
  • Evaluate the impact of dysregulated cholesterol in the brain and implications for developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEEs)
  • Assess ongoing developments in clinical research related to the management of DEEs

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Faculty Presenters

Dennis Dlugos, MD, MSCE

Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD

Nicole Hawkins, PhD


Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Director, Section of Clinical Neurophysiology and the Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Research Associate Professor
Co-director, Center for Epilepsy Drug Discovery (CEDD)
Department of Pharmacy
University of Washington School of Pharmacy
Seattle, Washington


Research Assistant Professor
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Disclaimer: Opinions presented during this industry-sponsored satellite educational activity are those of the speakers and/or the sponsor and/or the accredited provider of continuing medical education and are not a reflection of American Epilepsy Society opinions, nor are they supported, sponsored, or endorsed by the American Epilepsy Society.

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