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UC Davis Health System

UC Davis Health System

You are invited to attend the 4th Annual Sacramento
Epilepsy Update Patient and Caregiver Forum

Epilepsy experts from all Sacramento health systems are united in their commitment to controlling and curing seizures for their patients. As a result, they are coming together for the 4th Annual Epilepsy Update to share results of their recent research and successful clinical interventions. The general public is invited to attend a special Patient and Caregiver Forum during the event to learn more about epilepsy and cutting-edge treatment options.

Speakers

Physicians Lisa Bateman from the UC Davis Department of Neurology and Cully Cobb III from the Sutter Neuroscience Institute Gamma Knife Program will address how advanced technology is changing the way physicians treat epilepsy and what this means for patients and their families.

Date, time and location

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2 - 4 p.m.
2 - 2:30 p.m. dessert reception
2:30 - 4 p.m. speakers and question-and-answer session
Sierra Health Foundation Building, 1321 Garden Highway, Sacramento.

Costs

There is no charge for the Patient and Caregiver Forum.

Sponsors

This event is jointly sponsored by UC Davis Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education and the Departments of Neurology and Neurological SurgerySutter Neuroscience Institute, a Sutter Health Affiliate; Kaiser Permanente; The Bronte Epilepsy Research Foundation; and the Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California.

About epilepsy

More than 2.5 million people in the United States have epilepsy and about 181,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood health problems. In most cases, there is no known cause. Remarkable advances, however, are improving the quality of life for those diagnosed with epilepsy.

For more information

Contact Robert Dillman at (916) 734-6511 or robert.dillman@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.