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Research Team

Consisting of a multidisciplinary range of experts working across; UCL – Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Young Epilepsy, the team contribute to a wide spectrum of activities from basic science through to patient care. Learn more about our current research projects Principal investigators

Professor Helen Cross

Professor Helen Cross is The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Neurology at UCL-Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust and Young Epilepsy. Read more about the Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy She is co-chair of the ILAE Task Force for Global Outreach and chair of the Task Force for Paediatric Epilepsy Surgery. Professor Helen Cross is on the Editorial Board of Epileptic Disorders, Developmental Medicine Child Neurology and European Journal of Paediatric Neurology. She is clinical advisor to the national Children's Epilepsy Surgery Service and was recently Chair of the evidence update for the NICE guidelines on epilepsy. She started her four year term as Secretary General of the ILAE in June 2013 and was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Tartu, Estonia, for her ongoing teaching. Her research interests include neuroimaging as well as the role of early surgical intervention and new treatments in childhood epilepsy.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).
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