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
       When Before genetics: clinical diagnosis of rare epilepsies
       The genetic revolution in rare epilepsies

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30

Treating seizures: symptomatic treatment of Dravet syndrome
       Treatment decisions in pharmacoresistant epilepsy patients
       The development of Epidiolex
       The development of Fintepla
       The development of OV935

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 – 14.50

Treating genes: disease-modifying treatment of Dravet syndrome
      Activation of Nav1.1
      Rescuing haploinsufficiency with ASOs
      Restoring gene expression with gene therapy
      When might gene editing be ready for the show

14.50 – 15.10

Patient organizations as partners in drug development

15.10 – 16.00

Open discussions and closure