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Welcome to the ONTOZRY® LIVE FORUM SITE.

This is the place to discover more about the ONTOZRY® Live Forum and register to join one (or more) of four one-hour webinar meetings, each presented by a panel of epilepsy specialist HCPs, running from October 11th - 20th.

Global and regional experts from the UK will be joined by German experts with clinical ONTOZRY® experience at our three interdisciplinary sessions, whilst the first session will feature the added and valued input of an epilepsy specialist nurse (ESN) panel.

The ONTOZRY® Live Forum is our way of introducing you to our new anti-seizure medication ONTOZRY® and the clinical trial data in the world of drug-resistant focal-onset seizures.

Each session promises to be a stimulating evaluation of the ONTOZRY® pivotal study data, with expert perspectives on how ONTOZRY® might fit into today’s drug-resistant focal-onset seizure management pathways.

And to ensure your input into the conversation, you will be able to submit your questions to the relevant session panel before the event.

The discussion is sure to provide valuable learnings, so register now. Join the conversation. The journey starts here.

  • INTRODUCING A WORLD-RENOWNED RESIDENT PANEL…

    We are delighted that we will be joined by the globally respected epilepsy specialists Prof Ley Sander and Dr Rhys Thomas, who will share the chairing of proceedings for the ONTOZRY® Live Forum.

  • …WITH ADDED LOCAL INSIGHT…

    To provide local relevance and interest, our resident experts will be joined each day by a regional expert who will bring a territorial perspective and insight to epilepsy management more specific to their own geographical area.

  • …REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE FROM GERMANY…

    We’re also pleased to have secured the presence of Prof Dr Bettina Schmitz and Dr Thomas Mayer, who have experience with ONTOZRY® in Germany and will bring a casebased discussion to the sessions.

  • …AND A DEDICATED ESN SESSION

    In addition, we are delighted to be joined on October 11th by Consultant Epilepsy Specialist Nurse, Phil Tittensor, who will chair a conversation with other senior ESNs that is sure to deliver an important layer of ESN-based insight and context into the conversation.

PHIL TITTENSOR

Phil has been a clinical nurse specialist in epilepsy since 2000. In January 2019, he became Consultant Nurse for the Epilepsies and he is the current chair of the Epilepsy Nurses Association (ESNA). Phil’s current work includes the diagnosis and management of Non - Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD), the effects of climate change in epilepsy and the management of epilepsy for people who have intellectual disabilities. He is also a member of the MHRA Valproate Stakeholder’s Group. Phil is research active and is currently involved in several studies examining the management of epilepsy and Non-Epileptic Attack Disorder (NEAD).

RHYS THOMAS

Rhys is an Honorary Consultant in Epilepsy at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he leads on epilepsy and learning disability. He is a Trustee of Epilepsy Research UK and Disability North, an Associate Editor of Practical Neurology, Web Editor of Seizure and is on the editorial board of Clinical Medicine. His research interests include the causes and consequences of epilepsy - primarily the genetic causes of the epilepsies.

LEY SANDER

Ley was appointed Consultant Neurologist in 1994 and Professor at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology in 1999. He has been Medical Director at the Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy since 2012. He is the Research and Development Director of Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland (SEIN) in Heemstede, The Netherlands and a visiting professor of neurology at Sichuan University, China. In 2018 he was appointed Head of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

THE SESSIONS

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS, PLEASE SELECT TO VIEW.

Phil Tittensor chairs a conversation with Sasha Monaghan (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) and Sarah Tittensor (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust).

Dr Rhys Thomas chairs a conversation with Dr Shanika Samarasekera (University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) and German epilepsy expert Dr Thomas Mayer (The Saxon Epilepsy Center Kleinwachau, Radeberg, Germany).

Prof Ley Sander chairs a conversation with Dr Michael Kinney (Belfast Health and Social Care Trust) and German epilepsy expert Prof Dr Bettina Schmitz (Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany).

Prof Ley Sander chairs a conversation with Prof Matthias Koepp (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology) and German epilepsy expert Prof Dr Bettina Schmitz (Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany).

Reference:

1. ONTOZRY® Summary of Product Characteristics.

P-UK-CE-2100026 | September 2021

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