Past Lennox lectureres

WILLIAM G. LENNOX LECTURERS

Note: In 2010, the name of the Lecture was changed to the Lennox & Lombroso Lecture

1966

Dr. Dixon Woodbury* — Mechanism of Drug Withdrawal Seizure

1968

Dr. C. Ajmone-Marsan* — The Cortical Epileptogenic Focus: An Analysis of Some of Its Electrical Manifestations

1969

Dr. Francis Forster* — Reflex Epilepsy and Conditioning Therapy

1970

Dr. Donald Tower — Chemical Exploration of Epilepsy: A Progress Report

1971

Dr. Dominick P. Purpura — Intracellular Study of Synchronization and Desynchronization of the Thalamocortical System

1972

Dr. Arthur Ward, Jr.* — Some Physiological Substrates of Minor Seizures

1973

Dr. Sidney Goldring* — Analysis of the Cortical Responses to Electrical Stimulation of the Brain’s Surface; with Special Reference to the Human Epileptogenic Focus

1974

Dr. Brenda Milner — Specific Neuropsychological Deficits in Focal Epilepsy

1975

Dr. Julius D. Metrakos — The Genetics of Epilepsy

1976

Dr. Theodore B. Rasmussen* — A Neurosurgical Perspective of Epilepsy

1977

Dr. Pierre Gloor* — Generalized Epilepsy with Spike and Wave Discharges: A Reinterpretation of Its Electrographic and Clinical Manifestations

1978

Dr. Richard L. Masland* — Report on the Commission for the Control of Epilepsy and Its Consequences

1979

Dr. Dixon Woodbury* — Mechanism of Action of Antiepileptic Drugs

1980

Dr. Brian S. Meldrum — Status Epilepticus and the Causes of Epileptic Brain Damage

1981

Dr. Juhn A. Wada — Intra- and Inter-Hemispheric Ictal Action and Interaction

1982

Dr. Peter Kellaway* — Quantitative Analytic Techniques in Human Epilepsy

1983

Dr. Eli S. Goldensohn* — Spike Focus: Intra- and Extracellular Data for Defining Its Minimal Size and Organization in Three Dimensions

1984

Dr. J. Kiffin Penry* — The Use of Antiepileptic Drugs in the Treatment of Epilepsy

1985

Dr. Gilbert H. Glaser — The Silent Interval in Epilepsy: A Clinical and Experimental Enigma

1986

Dr. Fritz Dreifuss* — Absence Seizures: An Example of Advances in Epileptology

1987

Dr. David Prince — Epilepsy in a Dish: An Old Recipe with New Sauces

1988

Dr. Paul Crandall — The Neural Code of Limbic System Epilepsy

1989

Dr. Jean Aicardi — The Outcome of Childhood Epilepsy: Benign and Malignant

1990

Dr. Jerome P. Engel, Jr. — Investigations into the Fundamental Mechanisms of Human Partial Epilepsy

1991

Dr. James A. Ferrendelli — Future Roles of GABA Receptor Chloride Ionophore in the Treatment of Seizures

1992

Dr. Marc A. Dichter — The Premise, The Promise, and The Problems of Basic Research in Epilepsy

1993

Dr. Robert L. Macdonald — Molecular Neuro-Pharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs:  Present and Future

1994

Dr. W. Allen Hauser — Seizure Disorder and Epilepsy—Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?

1995

Dr. James O. McNamara — Auto-Immunity and Rasmussen’s Encephalitis

1996

Dr. Jeffrey L. Noebels — The Discovery of Epilepsy Genes

1997

Dr. Timothy A. Pedley — What Is Epilepsy? New Perspectives on an Old Question

1998

Dr. Samuel F. Berkovic — Genetic and Acquired Causes of Epilepsies: Lennox’s Hypothesis, Fifty Years On

1999

Dr. Gregory D. Cascino — Advances in Neuroimaging

2000

Dr. Dennis Spencer — Bioethics and Human Experimentation in Epilepsy

2001

Dr. John W. Swann — The Impact of Seizures on Brain Development

2002

Dr. George A. Ojemann — The Impact of Intraoperative Studies of Human Cognitive Neurobiology on Epilepsy Surgery Outcome

2003

Dr. Frances E. Jensen — Antiepileptogenesis and Neuroprotection: Where Are We Going?

2004

Dr. Asla Pitkänen — Antiepileptogenesis and Disease Modification: Are They Realistic New Treatment Indications?

2005

Dr. Bruce P. Hermann — The Development, Course and Consequences of Neurobehavioral and Cognitive Disorders in Epilepsy

2006

Dr. Warren T. Blume — Ictal Propagation and Secondarily Generalized Seizures: Review of Clinical and Basic Studies

2007

Dr. Thomas P. Sutula — Activity-Dependent Plasticity: A Powerful and Pervasive Influence on Epilepsy and Its Consequences

2008

Dr. Robert S. Fisher — Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy

2009

Dr. Michael A. Rogawski - The Future of Epilepsy Therapy

2010

Dr. Story C. Landis - Looking Forward: Opportunities and Challenges for NINDS

2011

Dr. L. James Willmore - Posttramatic Epilepsy:Clinical Challenges, Mechanisms, and the Future of Translation

2012

Dr. Daniel Lowenstein - Epilepsy 2012: Caught in a Revolution

2013 

Dr. Andres M. Kanner - Psychiatric Comorbidities Through The Life of The Seizure Disorder: A Complex Story With a Not So Complex Solution

2014

 Dr. Ann Berg - Priorities in Pediatric Epilepsy Research

* Deceased