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. Kerstin Alexandra Klotz
Dr. Kerstin Alexandra Klotz is a pediatric neurologist, specialized in childhood epilepsies. My interest in Hypothalamic Hamartoma started with the understanding of the disease as a possibility to understand network function and epileptogenesis better. As a pediatric neurologist, I like to work in interdisciplinary teams and take care of not only medical but also social and psychological aspects in my patients as well. Therefore, I’m working on a scientific project about the relationship
Dr. Klotz is one of three up and coming Young Investigators that was awarded a scholarship to attend the Symposium. We are grateful to our donors for making these awards possible. Funding young investigators
What is your specialty training and background?
After completing my pediatrics training, I specialized in pediatric neurology and pediatric epileptology. I’m working in a tertiary epilepsy center for children and adults in Freiburg/Germany. For scientific work, I’m part of our research group as
How did you become interested in HH research and care? What are your contributions to the HH field of research and care?
The Symposium is important because
Outside of work passions
I love to travel!