Recent Advances in SUDEP

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Level: Interactive Lunch Workshop
Room: Portland
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Significant progress has been made in our understanding of the mechanisms underlying SUDEP and its epidemiology, leading to ongoing changes in clinical practice. This session aims to update neurologists and neuroscientists on the current hypothesis of the basic mechanisms underlying SUDEP, its prevalence, risk factors, prevention strategies and topics of current basic and clinical research.


  • To understand the current hypothesis on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying SUDEP.
    To learn the prevalence and risk factors of SUDEP.
    To discuss the clinical features of SUDEP and identify preventive strategies.
    To describe areas of basic and clinical research in SUDEP.