ICE Alliance Exhibits in Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting

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Christina Johansen October 12, 2010
(336) 245-6503

ICE Epilepsy Alliance to Exhibit at the 2010 Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting in Rhode Island

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Christina Johansen                                                                  October 12, 2010

(336) 245-6503

Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Intractable Childhood Epilepsy (ICE) Epilepsy Alliance will represent children with drug resistant epilepsy at the 2010 Child Neurology Society’s (CNS) 39th Annual Meeting in Providence, R.I., on Oct. 14 and15.  ICE Epilepsy Alliance founder Michelle Welborn, PharmD, and Tammy Robinson, a parent volunteer from Ohio, will represent the ICE Epilepsy Alliance at the conference.

More than 900 pediatric neurologists and 50 exhibitors from across North America are expected to attend the CNS annual meeting, which is designed to educate physicians about the discipline of child neurology, including the diagnosis and treatment of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders in children.  The conference will also feature presentations on emerging epilepsy research.

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About the Intractable Childhood Epilepsy (ICE) Epilepsy Alliance

The Intractable Childhood Epilepsy (ICE) Epilepsy Alliance is a non-profit 501c3 organization based in Winston-Salem, N.C., that is dedicated to improving the lives of children affected by intractable epilepsy.  The organization partners with families, neurologists, government leaders, industry and philanthropists to provide evidence-based information; advocate for appropriate medical treatment, including compassionate use and Orphan drug products; promote drug development; collect data through patient registries; and fund research geared toward helping find a cure for intractable childhood epilepsies.