National Conference videos 2018

Donna Kennedy - my life with epilepsy 

Donna Kennedy is a three time bestselling author, psychologist, business and life coach and a highly sought after professional speaker.

She regularly features in national and international media as an expert in the areas of personal and business development and she has given seminars to thousands of people and companies worldwide. Her work has also been recognised and cited in international journals by leading organisations and faculties. Donna experienced several challenges including an epilepsy diagnosis in her early years but overcame those challenges against all odds. Donna's passion is to teach others to reach their potential.

Dr. Colin Doherty - Current developments in epilepsy

Dr. Colin Doherty is a consultant neurologist and Honorary Senior lecturer in neurology at St James's Hospital in Dublin. He was trained in the Partners neurology residency programme at Harvard Medical School, Boston and subsequently completed Fellowships in Epilepsy and Cognition. He has published widely in the areas of brain imaging in epilepsy, the genetics of epilepsy, functional imaging of language and clinical epileptology and neurology.

Dr Doherty discussed the current developments in epilepsy and scientific research. He paid special attention to the latest findings in brain imaging, genetics and epigenetics of epilepsy. Dr Doherty also discussed information technology and how the latest gadgets and devices can help patients monitor their epilepsy.

Professor Orrin Devinsky - Medicinal Cannabis

Professor Orrin Devinsky is one of the world experts in medicinal cannabis and was a keynote speaker at the recent 'ILAE Expert Day' in Trinity College Dublin. After the event, Epilepsy Ireland had a far ranging chat about medicinal cannabis.

Dr Colin Doherty: Medicinal Cannabis

At the 2018 Epilepsy Ireland National Conference, Dr Doherty also spoke about Medicinal Cannabis following a video on the subject from Orrin Devinsky which can also be watched above.