Juliet Knowles, MD, PhD, pediatric neurologist at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and assistant professor of Neurology and of Pediatrics at Stanford Medicine, discusses a new Stanford Medicine study outlining why seizures generally become more frequent and severe in epilepsy patients who don’t take medication or whose epilepsy doesn’t respond to medication.
Juliet Knowles, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurologist at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and assistant professor of neurology at Stanford University. As a physician-scientist, she provides clinical care for children with epilepsy and leads a lab team conducting basic, translational, and clinical research on pediatric epilepsy. Dr. Knowles is passionate about providing thorough, compassionate, and innovative care for her patients, and her overarching goal is to use research as a tool to discover improved therapies for children with epilepsy. She is committed to mentoring the next generation of scientists and clinicians, from undergraduates interested in learning about lab research to medical students, residents, and post-doctoral scholars.