11 episodes

Led by Torie Robinson, Epilepsy Sparks Insights is an educational podcast to spark interest in and bridge the gap between epilepsy patients, clinicians, scientists, geneticists – and the world. Follow on Twitter: @TorieRobinson10 & @EpilepsySparks. Visit www.torierobinson.com & www.epilepsysparks.com. **NOT FOR CLINICAL OR PATIENT DECISION MAKING**

Epilepsy Sparks Insights Torie Robinson

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Led by Torie Robinson, Epilepsy Sparks Insights is an educational podcast to spark interest in and bridge the gap between epilepsy patients, clinicians, scientists, geneticists – and the world. Follow on Twitter: @TorieRobinson10 & @EpilepsySparks. Visit www.torierobinson.com & www.epilepsysparks.com. **NOT FOR CLINICAL OR PATIENT DECISION MAKING**

    Beautiful neuroimaging and epilepsy research - Professor Simon Keller

    Beautiful neuroimaging and epilepsy research - Professor Simon Keller

    Meet Professor Simon Keller, an imaging neuroscientist from the University of Liverpool. Simon tells us about his neuroimaging work, his passion for helping those affected by epilepsy, and his cool images!  
    **CONNECT WITH SIMON**
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrainImagingUoL 

    **READ ABOUT SIMON’S WORK**
    ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Simon-Keller-2 


    **The Liverpool BRAIN lab (Brain Research using Advanced Imaging in Neurology)
    https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/translational-medicine/research/brain-imaging/ 
    University of Liverpool: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/systems-molecular-and-integrative-biology/staff/simon-keller 


    **CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH SIMON**
    YouTube:  https://youtu.be/2gxoNo9hmN4

    **CONNECT WITH TORIE**
    Website:https://www.torierobinson.com
    Twitter:https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TorieRobinsonSpeaker 
    **CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG**
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog
    **HIRE TORIE AS A SPEAKER ON EPILEPSY, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITY, & DIVERSITY**
    https://www.torierobinson.com/contact

    • 32 min
    Motivation as a neurologist, neurophysiologist & epileptologist - Professor Sándor Beniczky

    Motivation as a neurologist, neurophysiologist & epileptologist - Professor Sándor Beniczky

    Professor Sándor Beniczky from AARHUS University and The Epilepsy Hospital, Denmark, talks with Torie about his role as a neurologist, neurophysiologist, epileptologist, researcher, and lecturer, and how the research taking place today will change the world of PWE (People with Epilepsy) in the future, for the better.
    **CONNECT WITH SÁNDOR**
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/s%C3%A1ndor-beniczky-2a6a4a11
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/SBeniczky
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100014300773973 

    **READ ABOUT SÁNDOR’S WORK**
    • ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sandor-Beniczky
    • The Epilepsy Hospital: http://www.filadelfia.dk/en/epilepsihospitalet 
    • AARHUS University: https://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/sndor-beniczky(7080ac19-d0e8-494a-8a88-96de52d4e55d).html 
    • ILAE: https://www.ilae.org/sandor-beniczky 


    **CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH SÁNDOR**
    • YouTube: https://youtu.be/MRN0Yf836tY 


    **CONNECT WITH TORIE**
    • Website: https://www.torierobinson.com
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TorieRobinsonSpeaker 


    **CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    • Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog

    **HIRE TORIE AS A SPEAKER ON EPILEPSY, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITY, & DIVERSITY**
    https://www.torierobinson.com/contact

    • 24 min
    Epilepsy Gene Therapy by an epilepsy research fellow - Asst. Prof. Gabriele Lignani, QS, UCL

    Epilepsy Gene Therapy by an epilepsy research fellow - Asst. Prof. Gabriele Lignani, QS, UCL

    Meet Asst. Prof. Gabriele Lignani: the Principal Investigator, Senior Research Fellow, & Biotechnologist at the University for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, and recent winner of the Harinarayan Young Neuroscientist Award 2021 for his research into Activity-dependent Gene Therapy for Intractable Epilepsy! Gabriele speaks with Torie about researching gene therapy for epilepsy and his journey into epilepsy research.

    CONNECT WITH GABRIELE
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriele-lignani-288b9023
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/LignaniLab_UCL & https://twitter.com/gabrilignani 
    READ ABOUT GABRIELE’S WORK
    Website: https://www.lignanilab.com
    ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gabriele-Lignani
    Rare Revolution interview: https://bit.ly/3reUJac
    READ THE INTERVIEW WITH GABRIELE
    https://www.torierobinson.com/blog/gabriele-lignani-gene-therapy 
    CONNECT WITH TORIE
    Website: https://www.torierobinson.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TorieRobinsonSpeaker 
    CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG
    YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog

    • 24 min
    Temporal lobe epilepsy research from a scientist, epilepsy researcher & editor - Dr. Gareth Morris

    Temporal lobe epilepsy research from a scientist, epilepsy researcher & editor - Dr. Gareth Morris

    Meet Dr. Gareth Morris, a neuroscientist at FutureNeuro, honorary lecturer at RCSI, and Editor of Epilepsy In English. We talk about his research into temporal lobe epilepsy, how he first got into and what attracted him to epilepsy research, and how much it means to him to hear from people with epilepsy! You’ll also hear a bit about his cool website and blog.

    **CONNECT WITH GARETH MORRIS**
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gareth-morris 
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/GarethMorris5 

    **READ ABOUT GARETH’S WORK**
    • Website: https://www.epilepsyinenglish.ie 
    • ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gareth-Morris-3 
    • FutureNeuro: https://www.futureneurocentre.ie/people/gareth-morris 

    **CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH GARETH**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson

    **CONNECT WITH TORIE**
    • Website:https://www.torierobinson.com
    • Twitter:https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    • LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TorieRobinsonSpeaker 


    **CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    • Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog

    **HIRE TORIE AS A SPEAKER ON EPILEPSY, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITY, & DIVERSITY & INCLUSION**
    https://www.torierobinson.com/contact

    • 47 min
    Neuroscience - researching the rare epilepsy CDKL5 - Dr. Omar Mamad

    Neuroscience - researching the rare epilepsy CDKL5 - Dr. Omar Mamad

    Neuroscientist and genetic epilepsy researcher Dr. Omar Mamad tells us how he got into his work, his speciality - from Morocco to Ireland - via France, and how he is changing the world for those affected by the rare epilepsy CDKL5; step by step.

    **CONNECT WITH OMAR**
    • Website: https://www.omarmamad.com 
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/MamadOmar5 
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/omar-mamad 
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omar.mamad 

    **OMAR'S ASSOCIATE ORGANISATIONS**
    • FutureNeuro: https://www.futureneurocentre.ie
    • RCSI: https://www.rcsi.com/dublin 
    • Epilepsy Sparks: https://www.epilepsysparks.com
    • CDKL5UK:https://curecdkl5.org.uk 
    • CDKL5 Ireland: http://cdkl5.ie

    **UPCOMING CDKL5 ALLIANCE MEETING - 19 JUNE 2021**
    https://www.cdkl5alliance.org/cdkl5-events

    **CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH OMAR**
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXTXn1rWtBw&t=45s

    **CONNECT WITH TORIE**
    • Website: https://www.torierobinson.com
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TorieRobinsonSpeaker

    **CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    • Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog

    **HIRE TORIE AS A SPEAKER ON EPILEPSY, MENTAL HEALTH, DISABILITY, & DIVERSITY**
    https://www.torierobinson.com/contact

    • 19 min
    Providing Individualised Services & Care in Epilepsy (PiSCES), FutureNeuro, Ireland

    Providing Individualised Services & Care in Epilepsy (PiSCES), FutureNeuro, Ireland

    FutureNeuro & the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland talk about epilepsy, epilepsy tech, patient empowerment, and their PiSCES Epilepsy Patient Portal work! We hear from a carer, researcher, nurse, and investigator who are all working towards bettering the lives of people affected by epilepsy.
    FEATURING: 
    • Dr. Kevin Power, post-doc researcher at FutureNeuro
    Find Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinPowerPhD1 
    • Maíre White, Advanced Epilepsy Nursing Practitioner, Beaumont Hospital
    • Susan Dolan, Care Partner & Mam of a Person Living With Epilepsy
    • Mary Fitzsimons, Principal Investigator at FutureNeuro & PiSCES
    Find Mary on Twitter: https://twitter.com/swordsonsunday 

    **PiSCES**

    • Pdf: https://www.futureneurocentre.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Pisces-Newsletter_Autumn-2020-KP.pdf

    **FUTURENEURO**

    • Website: https://www.futureneurocentre.ie

    **RCSI**

    • Website: https://www.rcsi.com


    **CONNECT WITH FUTURENEURO**
    • Website: https://www.futureneurocentre.ie 
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/Futureneuro_ie 
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FutureNeuroCentre 
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/futureneuro 



    **CHECK OUT THE YOUTUBE VIDEO WITH THE TEAM**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86-_odVwjmA&t=182s 



    **CONNECT WITH TORIE**
    • Website: https://www.torierobinson.com
    • Twitter: https://twitter.com/torierobinson10
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/torierobinson
    • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/torierobinson10
    **CHECK OUT TORIE’S YOUTUBE & BLOG**
    • YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TorieRobinson
    • Blog: https://www.torierobinson.com/blog

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

Poddy838 ,

Great show and overdue

It’s great to hear content like this. Anybody who has an interest in epilepsy for any reason will find this to be a must listen

MaryAbbey ,

Abbeymary

Great to listen too. Informative, funny, practical, educational and a must listen for all involved in the Epilepsy world. Thanks a million for sharing knowledge and insights into this important topic. Much appreciated. A mum x

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