NEW! Genetics and Epilepsy

Join us every Friday, 12:00-1:00pm (October 2021 sessions) and every Monday, 12:00-1:00pm (January 2022 sessions). Head to Sessions>Calendar to review upcoming session dates.

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About the Genetics Curriculum | About the Ontario Epilepsy Genetic Testing Program 

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Hub Team

Lyssa Boisse Lomax, Adult Epileptologist, Kingston Health Sciences

Kevin Jones, Paediatric Epileptologist, McMaster Children’s

Tugce Balci, Medical Geneticist, LHSC

Stacy Hewson, Genetic Counsellor, SickKids

Schedule: October 2021

  • October 1, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 1 - Clinical Criteria for Epilepsy Genetic Testing

  • October 8, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 2 - I want to order genetic testing…now what?

  • October 15, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 3 - I have received the results of genetic testing…now what?

  • October 22, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 4 - Epilepsy Gene Panel Selection Part I

  • October 29, 2021
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 5 - Epilepsy Gene Panel Selection Part II

Schedule: January 2022

  • January 10, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 1 - Clinical Criteria for Epilepsy Genetic Testing

  • January 17, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 2 - I want to order genetic testing…now what?

  • January 24, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 3 - I have received the results of genetic testing…now what?

  • January 31, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 4 - Epilepsy Gene Panel Selection Part I

  • February 7, 2022
    12:00 pm 1:00 pm
    Genetics Session 5 - Epilepsy Gene Panel Selection Part II

Note: If you would like to attend the “Genetics 101: A Primer for Epilepsy Genetics” it is offered in our Children and Youth Epilepsy Curriculum and Adult Epilepsy Curriculum