Peace of Mind Lecture Series

In support of the mission of FACES to improve the quality of life for those living with epilepsy and seizures, the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offers a series of free lectures to the public to help educate patients and family members. Lectures are provided by doctors and other professionals affiliated with the CEC. All lectures are free, and anyone is welcome to attend the Peace of Mind lectures. If you wish to attend a lecture, please register online or call the FACES office. Registration for lectures will be available online once details for the lecture have been finalized. Online registration is currently available only for the upcoming lecture.

RESCHEDULED: March 28, 2018 at 6:30PM - Cannabidiol Update 

Over the past three years, there has been a significant growth in high-quality scientific research on cannabinoids, compounds found in the cannabis plant, for the treatment of epilepsy including severe rigorous clinical trials. In this lecture, Dr. Friedman reviewed what we now know about how cannabinoids work to control seizures, the results of recent clinical studies of specific cannabinoids, and what is yet unknown. He also covered potential safety issues and drug interactions. Finally, he touched upon potential uses of cannabinoids beyond the treatment of seizures.

Presented by Daniel Friedman, MD, MSC
NYU Langone Health
550 First Avenue 
Farkas Auditorium


Previous "Peace of Mind" lecture videos