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About This ICNTN Webinar
This webinar will discuss how to recognize the clinical phenotypes of treatable vitamin- and cofactor-responsive early-onset encephalopathies with seizures, selecting appropriate diagnostic investigations and applying effective treatment trials.
Learning Objectives
  • To recognize the clinical phenotypes of treatable vitamin- and cofactor-responsive early-onset encephalopathies with seizures
  • To select appropriate diagnostic investigations
  • To apply effective treatment trials
Presenter
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    Ingrid Tein
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
    Dr. Tein is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto and founder and Director of the Neurometabolic Clinic, Investigational Unit and Research Laboratory in 1991, Staff Neurologist in the Division of Neurology and Senior Associate Scientist in the Genetics and Genomic Biology Program in the Research Institute at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children.

    Dr. Tein directs the Neurometabolic Clinic for the investigation and treatment of children with fatty acid oxidation, mitochondrial, and peroxisomal disorders and cofactor-responsive epilepsies. Her Neuroinvestigational Unit includes prospective cross-over cofactor trials in children with mitochondrial disorders and the ergometric investigation of metabolic myopathies using BOLD-MRI and 31P-MRS spectroscopy.