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Epilepsy Center

CBD in Pediatric Care: “First Do No Harm” Is Primary Consideration

According to Washington University physician Jennifer Griffith, MD, PhD, easy access to CBD in its various forms—oil, topical ointments, tinctures ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Epilepsy

St. Louis Children's Hospital explains how epilepsy works and how it should be treated. Learn more. ...


'Back to Where He is Because of Neurorehab'

When Cameron Schulze was 11 years old, he was an active kid who was living with epilepsy, but one February ...


Pediatric Epilepsy Center Expands Services

Due to an increase in demand for procedures and services, St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH) is expanding its Pediatric Epilepsy ...

Expert Advice

Understanding the Many Faces of Seizures

Your child has had a fever for two days. Suddenly, his body stiffens and then his arms and legs begin ...

Patient Stories

Relieving the Burden of Care

Prior to her surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Lucia Shils’ parents, Phil and Amanda, asked if their daughter would ...

Patient Stories

Epilepsy Should Never Interrupt Swim Class - Elsie Lastrina

After in-depth testing, a review of Elsie’s case by the Epilepsy Board of the Washington University Pediatric Epilepsy Center at ...

Patient Stories

Epilepsy Should Never Interrupt a Birthday - Jakrii Pearson

When Jakrii Pearson was almost 3, he began having seizures. Washington University neurologists at St. Louis Children’s Hospital discovered he ...