Dravet Syndrome Conference 2019

From seizures to genes: how Dravet syndrome is changing the way we treat epilepsy

When and where: 26th of September in Madrid


09.00 – 09.30

Opening statements

09.30 – 09.45

Introduction to the program

09.45 – 10.30

Evolution in the diagnostic of rare genetic epilepsies
Moderator: Stephan Auvin, INSERM France

When Before genetics: clinical diagnosis of rare epilepsies
Rocío Sánchez Carpintero, Clínica Universidad de Navarra

The genetic revolution in rare epilepsies
Sara Álvarez, NIMGenetics

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30

Treating seizures: symptomatic treatment of Dravet syndrome
Moderator: Antonio Gil-Nagel, Hospital Ruber Internacional

Treatment decisions in pharmacoresistant epilepsy patients
Antonio Gil-Nagel, Hospital Ruber Internacional

The development of Epidiolex
Ángel Aledo, Hospital Ruber Internacional

The development of Fintepla
Stephan Auvin, INSERM France

The development of OV935
Rocío Sánchez-Carpintero, Clínica Universidad de Navarra

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 – 15.10

Treating genes: disease-modifying treatment of Dravet syndrome
Moderator: Rubén Hernández, Cima Universidad de Navarra

Targeting Nav1.1-interneurons to restore cognitive and network functions
Jorge Palop, Gladstone Institutes

Gene therapy approaches for Dravet Syndrome
Rajvinder Karda, University College of London

Delivery of the entire SCN1A coding sequence using High-Capacity Adenoviral vectors for the treatment of Dravet Syndrome
Ana Ricobaraza, Cima Universidad de Navarra

Restoring gene expression with gene therapy

TANGO technology and its application to Dravet Syndrome: a novel approach to the cause of the disease
Javier Avendaño, Stoke Therapeutics

15.10 – 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 – 15.50

Patient organizations as partners in drug development

15.50 – 16.30

Open discussions and closure

Sociedad Española de Neurología logotipo

Con el aval científico de la Sociedad Española de Neurología
With the scientific endorsement of the Spanish Society of Neurology