Manisha Holmes, M.D.

Assistant professor of Neurology, NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

“Discussing plans for pregnancy early with an epileptologist can help minimize risks by optimizing seizure control with the safest medication and dosing possible.”

Volker Knappertz, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, GW Pharmaceuticals PLC

“Rare diseases place a tremendous burden on patients and their loved ones, in part because they are often difficult to treat or have no systematically-studied treatments at all.”

Twyila Lay, RN, MS, ACNP

President, American Association of Neurological Nurses

“Mentoring helps to develop future leaders who will further influence and advance the science of neurological nursing.”

Dr. Eli Mizrahi, M.D.

President, American Epilepsy Society

“It is important for individuals with epilepsy to accept their diagnosis and take responsibility for managing the new needs they will have as a consequence of having the disorder.”