“Treatment Talk” Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis of Childhood Absence Epilepsy

Thursday, September 28, 2023
12:00 pm CST

This Treatment Talk will discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of childhood absence epilepsy. The talk features Dr. Juliet Knowles, Assistant Professor in Neurology at Stanford University and a physician-scientist who provides clinical care for children with epilepsy and leads a lab team conducting basic, translational and clinical research on pediatric epilepsy.  She will be joined by Francine Ang, a patient of Dr. Knowles who has been diagnosed with childhood absence epilepsy. Viewers will learn about absence epilepsy, including how it is diagnosed, current treatments available for childhood absence epilepsy, the prognosis for those diagnosed with childhood absence epilepsy, and some of the current research that is occurring in the field.


This video was sponsored by UCB Biosciences, Inc. and was produced by CURE Epilepsy in an effort to raise awareness of absence seizures.

UCB’s EXPAND study is one clinical trial currently available for childhood and juvenile absence epilepsy. If you are interested in learning more, visit www.expandstudy.com/cure


This talk is supported by an independent educational grant from UCB, Inc. CURE Epilepsy is solely responsible for the selection of the presenters and moderators. The opinions and recommendations expressed are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, recommendations, or endorsements of CURE Epilepsy.