7th Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy: Battling Epilepsy with Models and Molecules
Program Length: 60 minutes
Lecturer: John W. Swann, Ph.D.
The 7th Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy, presented byinvited Lecturer
John W. Swann, Ph.D., is sponsored by the NationalInstitute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Swann's presentation is theseventh in a series of lectures highlighting the promise of epilepsy research.This series is held in memory of Mrs. Judith Hoyer, an active member of theBoard of Directors of the Epilepsy Foundation and the late wife ofRepresentative Steny Hoyer (D-MD). Mrs. Hoyer spent her life both helpingfamilies to cope with epilepsy and promoting research into a cure and a betterquality of life for those with the disorder. The purpose of the lecture is toraise awareness of epilepsy among researchers and the public and provideintellectual stimulation that will encourage continuing progress toward findinga cure for epilepsy.