Ashwini Sharan, MD, Senior Scientific and Medical Adviser
Professor Sharan is the Surgical Director of the Epilepsy Center and the Residency Program Directory at Jefferson University. In addition, Dr. Sharan is the President of the North American Neuromodulation Society and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Sharan is one of the leaders who developed the field of Neuromodulation as a leading area in Neurological Surgery. Dr. Sharan is the author of numerous papers, holds multiple patents and serves as an international physician leader in new therapy development, education, and patient advocacy.
Jacqueline French, MD, Senior Scientific and Medical Adviser
Dr. Jacqueline French is a professor of Neurology in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone School of Medicine and Founder/Director of the Epilepsy Study Consortium, an academic group that has performed a number of early phase clinical trials and has developed new methodologies for epilepsy trials. Dr. French has focused her research efforts on development of new therapeutics for epilepsy, and new methodologies for clinical trials. Dr. French serves as the Chief Scientific Officer of the Epilepsy Foundation, is the past president of the American Epilepsy Society, is the past Secretary of the American Society of Experimental Neurotherapeutics and is the recipient of the American Epilepsy Society Lennox Award (2017), Service Award (2005), the Epilepsy Foundation Hero award (2013), and is an ILAE Ambassador for Epilepsy. She has authored over 200 articles and chapters, is the editor of three books, and lectures internationally on clinical trials and use of antiepileptic drugs.
Robert Fisher, MD, Senior Scientific and Medical Adviser
Dr. Fisher is Maslah Saul MD Professor and Director of the Stanford Epilepsy Center. He had research awards from the Klingenstein Foundation, EF, CURE and NIH. He has published 160 peer-reviewed articles and 4 books. He was named 1996-2016 in Best Doctors in America. He received the Ambassador Award from the International League Against Epilepsy, the 2005 AES Service Award and the 2006 Annual Clinical Research Award. Dr. Fisher is Past-President of the American Epilepsy Society, and has served on the Board of the ILAE and as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Epilepsia. He is past Editor-in-Chief of the website epilepsy.com.