On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, from 5:30 - 8 p.m., FACES and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center will host the evening's Peace of Mind Lecture - Clinical Trials and New Therapies - presented by Dr. Jacqueline French and Dr. Blanca Vazquez of our Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Dr. Jacqueline French and Dr. Blanca Vazquez will be discussing the on-going projects involving clinical trials and new therapies here at the NYU CEC. Dr. French has focused her research efforts on development of new therapeutics for epilepsy and Dr. Vazquez has served as principal investigator for multiple clinical trials of the new antiepileptic medications.

Join at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. for a pre-lecture social, an opportunity to network with other FACES Friends. Light refreshments will be served. The lecture will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8 p.m.

The lecture will take place at the NYU Medical Center, Smilow Seminar Room, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Admission is FREE - please register online by Friday, October 25, 2013. Capacity is limited.

A link to registration, along with updated information, details, and schedules for Peace of Mind lectures are all available on the Peace of Mind page of the FACES website.

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Video recording will be available online on the Peace of Mind page following the lecture.
About the presenters:
Jacqueline French, MD, is a professor in the Department of Neurology at New York University, and she is Co-Director of Epilepsy Research and Epilepsy Clinical Trials at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr. French trained in Neurology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and did her fellowship training in EEG and epilepsy at Mount Sinai Hospital and Yale University. Dr. French is the current President of the American Epilepsy Society.

Blanca R. Vazquez, MD, is an attending physician in Neurology and Director of Clinical Trials and Outpatient Services at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy. Dr. Vazquez completed an epilepsy fellowship at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Dr Vazquez is the recipient of the Dr Peter Ho Memorial award in humanism in Medicine.

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