Ethan Goldberg Receives Award at American Epilepsy Society Meeting

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Ethan Goldberg speaks at the podium Ethan Goldberg, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Director of the Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGIN), recently presented the Fritz E. Dreifuss lecture during the Presidential Symposium of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) annual meeting in December 2021. Dr. Goldberg presented a patient case report as part of the symposium on “Recent Research Revolutions and Their Impact on Epilepsy Patient Care.”

This award was one of nine major awards given out annual by the Society. As part of the AES, Dr. Goldberg has previously served on the Scientific Program Committee and is currently a member of the Basic Sciences Committee and an Epilepsy Currents contributing editor. The Dreifuss lecture honors the memory of Dr. Fritz E. Dreifuss, a leading clinical epilepsy specialist, clinical investigator, and former president of the AES and International League Against Epilepsy.

Dr. Goldberg specializes in the diagnosis and care of children with epilepsy and related complex neurodevelopmental disorders. His laboratory studies basic disease mechanisms and the interaction of disease with neurodevelopment, using a range of approaches in experimental systems.


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