Epilepsy Seminar Series

Previous Seminar:

Helen Scharfman, M.D.
Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Diverse Roles of Adult Neurogenesis in Epilepsy
Original Release Date: January 13, 2015
Termination Date: January 13, 2018


The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. To understand when neurogenesis occurs in the adult brain and what its normal functions are thought to be at the present time
  2. To understand the changes in the brain when there is an insult or seizures
  3. To understand the potential benefits and adverse effects of neurogenesis in adults with epilepsy

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, The George Washington University Office of CEHP (CEHP) requires that all individuals involved in the development of activity content disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interest.  CEHP identifies and resolves all conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in development of content for an educational activity.

The speaker(s) and planners report the following relationships:

  • Helen Scharfman, M.D. (Speaker) declares that she has no relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest.
  • Mohamad Koubeissi, M.D. (Planner) declares that he has served on the speakers bureau for UCB Pharma and Sunovion.

The following planners/staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity:

  • Radwa Aly (Staff)
  • Leticia Hall (Staff)

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