2nd International Canine and Human Epilepsy Workshop (iCHEW)

A part of COMOS - Consortium on One Medicine One Science - http://comos.umn.edu/

Wednesday, August 23 1:30-5pm & Thursday, August 24 8am-5pm - for clinicians, researchers, patients and families (both canine and human) to hear the latest epilepsy research and hopes.

Biography of Sally Sweatt whose generous gifts are the major funding for iCHEW.  PDF icon sally_sweatt_bio_.pdf

iCHEW Registration is open!

Full Registration  ($80) Wednesday  only  ($40)

  Click here.


to sign up for both ICTALS ($395) and iCHEW use this link instead http://www.regonline.com/ictals2017

iCHEW will be held at The Commons Hotel on the campus of the University of Minnesota.  Rooms at the conference rate have been blocked along with our partner conference, ICTALS, but are first come - first served.  So... make your reservations now! 

Reservations can be made online or by phone.

Online:  The Commons Hotel reservations

Phone:  Call The Commons at 800-822-6757 (MPLS) or 612-379-8888 and ask for the International Conference for Technology and Analysis of Seizures.


Program for iCHEW

Aug 23 1:30-5pm

1:30pm Welcome - Ned Patterson DVM, PhD, University of Minnesota, USA

1:35 - 2:05pm Ambulatory EEGs in Dogs - Fiona James DVM, Guleph, Canada

2:05 - 2:35pm EEG and & MEG  seizure localization in people - Wenbo Zhang M.D., St. Paul MN, USA

 2:35 - 3:05pm Seizure forecasting in Dogs - Ben Brinkmann, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN,  USA

3:05 - 3:35pm  Coffee break

3:35 - 4:05pm Seizure forecasting in People -  Dean Freestone PhD, Melbourne, Australia

4:05 - 5:00pm EEG/Imaging Panel Discussion

5:30 - 8:00pm  iCHEW attendees Reception (Beverages and Appetizers) - The Campus Club Terrace 4th floor of Coffman Memorial Union  300 Washington Ave SE, MPLS

Aug 24 morning 8am - noon

7:00 - 8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30am Epilepsy is Personal For Families and Patients (Canine and Human): Ned Patterson and Stacia Kalinoski - filmaker of brainstorm http://www.brainstormdocumentary.com/ 

8:30 - 9:00am Novel Drug Testing in the Dog Model - Ned Patterson DVM, PhD, University of MN USA

9:00 - 9:30am Novel Drugs in the Pipeline  - James Cloyd PharmD, University of Minnesota USA

9:30 - 10:00am Coffee break

10:00 - 10:30am Ketogenic Diet (KD) and Medium Chain Triglyceride(MCT) KD in children - Elaine Wirrel MD,  Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA

10:30 - 11:00am Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) Diet for Epilepsy in Dogs - Tsz Hong Law, BSc, MRes. Royal Veterinary College London, UK

11:00am - noon New Therapies Panel Discussion

Noon - 1:00pm Lunch

Aug 24 afternoon 1:30 - 5:00pm

1:30 - 1:50pm  Cannabis and Dogs - Ahna Brutlag, DVM, MS, DABT, DABVT, Pet Poison Helpline, Bloomington MN, USA

1:50 - 2:10pm Cannabadiol (CBD) for people Clinician perspective -  Tim Feyma M.D., Gillette Hospital, St. Paul, MN, USA  

2:10 - 2:20  Pharmacokinetic Study of Cannabadiol (CBD) in People - Ilo Leppik M.D, University of Minnesota, Mpls, MN, USA 

2:20 - 2:30pm Cannabadiol (CBD) for people in Minnesota dispensary perspective -  Staci Prise, Pharm.D., R.Ph., LeafLine Lab LLC, Cottage Grove, MN, USA                                                                                                                                                                

2:30 - 3:00pm Cannabis Discussion Panel

3:00 - 3:30pm Coffee break

3:30 - 4:10pm Epilepsy Beyond Seizures: the Impact of Epilepsy on Canine Behaviour, Welfare and Cognition  - Rowena Packer Bsc, PhD, Royal Veterinary College London, UK

4:10 - 5:00pm Future Directors Discussion and Closing Remarks Ned Patterson DVM, PhD

International Canine and Human Epilepsy Workshop Email:  patte037@umn.edu