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"Molecular Brain" seminar, Epilepsy and channelopathies: from molecular mechanisms to the clinic and back

The seminar will take place on September 22 at 16:00 in the Minor hall.

Three presentations will focus on the current understanding of epilepsy and channelopathies and will consider various aspects: molecular and physiological mechanisms, as well as approaches to therapy. Everyone is cordially invited!

September 22, 2022 (This event is over)

anticonvulsants, antiepileptic drugs, mutations, calcium channels, potassium channels, sodium channels, ion channels, neurophysiology, neurogenetics, neurology, medical genetics, long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome, Dravet syndrome, channelopathy, arrhythmia, epilepsy, heart, brain

Vassilevski A.A.


Boris Zhorov, Professor Emeritus, McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada); Principal research fellow, I.M. Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences (IEPhB RAS, St. Petersburg)

Aleksey Zaitsev, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Mechanisms of Neural Interactions, IEPhB RAS

Artem Sharkov, neurologist-epileptologist-neurogeneticist, Veltischev Research and Clinical Institute of Pediatrics, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University; Medical Genetic Center "Genomed" (Moscow)

Chair: Alexey Semyanov; E-mail:

Vice-chair: Alexander Vassilevski, E-mail:

We acknowledge the support of the Russian Science Foundation (grant no. 22-14-00395)

september 13, 2022

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