About the Event
In this installment of Neurology Department Lecture series, Eric H. W. Kossoff, M.D., presents “Ketogenic Diet: More Fat for Fewer Seizures.” Kossoff is a professor in neurology and pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the medical director of the Pediatric Ketogenic Diet Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Email Bridgette Lakoski for the Zoom information.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Understand the rise, fall and rebirth over the 100-year history of the ketogenic diet for epilepsy
- Recognize the complex mechanisms of action of diet therapy and how they may lead to pharmaceutical options
- Identify several epilepsy ideal indications for ketogenic diet therapy