Day 1, Sessions I & II


SESSION I: Introduction and Keynote Address by Phillip Gattone, CEO and President, Epilepsy Foundation.

  • Welcome and Overview
    Warren Lammert, Chairman, Epilepsy Foundation 
    Jacqueline French, MD, Professor of Neurology, New York University, Co-Director Epilepsy Research and Epilepsy Clinical Trials, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
    Starts at 0:12
  • Keynote: Annual State of the Drug Pipeline
    Jacqueline French, MD, Professor of Neurology, New York University
    Starts at 9:00
  • Keynote: Annual State of the Device Pipeline
    Robert Fisher, MD, PhD, Maslah Saul MD, Professor of Neurology, Director Stanford Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
    Starts at 25:35

SESSION II: What was better in 2013 than 2012 -- Progress in Epilepsy Therapy, moderated by Jacqueline French, MD, Professor of Neurology, New York University

The session includes the following presentations:

  • FDA and Epilepsy Trials: Past, Present and Future
    Russell Katz, MD, Consultant, Epilepsy Study Consortium
    Starts at 44:27
  • Why Industry Should Keep Investing in Epilepsy
    Christopher Gallen, MD, PhD, President and CEO, SK Biopharmaceuticals | SK Life Sciences
    Starts at 1:17:34
  • The NINDS ASP: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
    John Kehne, PhD, Program Director, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 
    H. Steve White, PhD, Professor and Director, Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program, University of Utah
    Starts at 1:34:25
  • Epilepsy Therapies: Accomplishments and Challenges
    Roger J. Porter, MD, CSO, Epilepsy Foundation
    Starts at 2:06:10

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2014 Epilepsy Pipeline Conference

On June 5-7, 2014 in San Francisco, CA, the Epilepsy Therapy Project, an initiative of the Epilepsy Foundation presented the 4th Biennial Epilepsy Pipeline Conference 2014, held at the Hyatt Regency, San Francisco.

Showcasing the most promising epilepsy therapies from healthcare companies dedicated to pioneering and advancing drugs, biologics, technologies and devices for epilepsy and seizures, this year's conference featured the third annual "Shark Tank" competition, in addition to a day designated for people with epilepsy, families and advocates. The conference brought together decision-makers with a stake in the field of epilepsy treatment, therapeutic innovation and product development. Speakers and attendees included emerging biotech and medical technology companies, major pharmaceutical and device companies, and researchers and innovators at the cutting-edge of epilepsy and CNS treatment advances.

Read the press release for more information