13 Jan Prof. Merab Kokaia: Novel treatment strategies for epilepsy. Seminar Series in Molecular Medicine, Kuopio

Welcome to the first 2014 seminar of the Seminar Series in Molecular Medicine on Monday January 13th at 13.00 in L22 (Snellmania).

Our guest is Prof. Merab Kokaia, Professor of Neurophysiology at the Department of Neurology, Lund University.

The title of Prof. Kokaia's talk will be "Novel treatment strategies for epilepsy".

Seminar is hosted by Academy professor Asla Pitkänen.

Merab Kokaia is a full professor of Neurophysiology at the Department of Neurology, Lund University. His main interest of research is mechanisms of epileptogenesis and ictogenesis, and developing unconventional innovative treatment strategies for epilepsy, based on gene and cell therapies, as well as on optogenetics. He founded and is currently directing Epilepsy Center in Lund, has more than 100 original publications, among them pioneering in neurotrophines and optogenetics in epilepsy research.

The seminar is open to all. Welcome!

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