On Thursday 13 and Friday 14 June, The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre hosted Challenging Epilepsy. The conference attracted leading professionals in the field from all over the world. Topics across the two days included surgical issues, frontal lobe seizures and the difficulties associated with diagnosis. Seminars, discussions and debates were delivered by specialists, and delegates reported that they found the conference inspiring, with some saying they wished it had been longer!
Throughout the conference, delegates and speakers had the chance to have tours of the centre, and were very impressed by its state-of-the-art facilities. Delegates and speakers also enjoyed an evening reception at Oran Mor in the west end of Glasgow.
Here is just some of the feedback from the conference:
“We were particularly impressed with the high tech monitoring systems that you have installed – it has certainly taken video telemetry to a new and better level. Very very impressive. An inspiring visit – thank you so much for taking the time to show us what you have achieved.”
“It was a genuine pleasure to be invited to participate in the conference at the new Scottish Epilepsy Centre and I wish all concerned great success with this exciting venture.”
“Thank you very much for the invitation to see your most impressive centre. I have been telling everybody what a fantastic set up you have in Glasgow.”
“I enjoyed it so much - I have been inspired!”
“Congratulations for this outstanding conference. I admire all the work you have accomplished to set up such a place and to gather such excellent speakers.”
Quarriers recently ran a supplement in The Herald, within it there was an article on Epilepsy and the Scottish Epilepsy Centre. Click here to view the pdf file.
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