Duke Neurology at AES 2022: Highlights from Nashville

By William Alexander

Members of the Duke Neurology Department advanced the field of epilepsy care, research, and education at the 2022 meeting of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) in Nashville this week. This year, our faculty and trainees gave two lectures and co-authored eight new abstracts, for a total of more than 150 submissions from Duke to the AES since 2000.

Matthew Luedke, MD, division chief of Hospital Neurology, delivered two lectures, “Exercise, Fitness, and Epilepsy,” as part of the Annual Advances in the Management of Epilepsy symposium, and “Managing for Meaning” as part of the Professional wellness in Epilepsy Care: Clinician Burnout—Causes, Consequences, and Cures special interest group.

In addition,faculty and trainees contributed to the following abstracts presented at the AES meeting this year: