Hope for HH is co-sponsoring the 4th International Symposium on Hypothalamic Hamartomas – a professional symposium for HH investigators, clinicians
In this blog series, we will introduce you to several internationally recognized clinicians and researchers who are thought leaders both inside and outside of HH and who will serve as facilitators, presenters
Meet Dr. Arthur Cukiert
Please meet Dr. Arthur Cukiert an internationally recognized neurosurgeon who is presently the Director of the Sao Paulo Epilepsy Clinic and Head of Epilepsy Surgery Program in Sao Paulo Brazil. Dr. Cukiert will be facilitating a discussion on HH Surgery as top neurosurgeons evaluate which procedures not only lead to
What is your specialty training and background?
Arthur Cukiert was born in Santo Andre, Brazil
How did you become interested in HH research and care? What are your contributions to the HH field of research and care?
Although rare, HH might prove to be a catastrophic disease. As a specialized tertiary center treating refractory epileptic patients, we often evaluate kids with HH. Our goal is to provide to best multi-professional care to those families. From a scientific perspective, understanding how the epileptic and behavioral syndromes present in HH originate might help to further understand brain function and epileptogenesis.
The Symposium is important because
A huge number of meetings are now available world-widely. On the other hand, specialized small meetings are much more useful to further develop a think-tank on anything.
Outside of work passions
My wife, Cristine, and I love to travel and explore different places and cultures.