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Professional advisors

Professional advisors

Dravet Syndrome UK are extremely proud to be working alongside a hugely experienced and dedicated team of Professional Advisors.

The charity is very grateful to the Professional Board, who are some of the leading experts on Dravet syndrome, for their unwavering support and in sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Professor J Helen Cross OBE, PhD, MRCP(UK), FRCPCH

Professor of Neurology. The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy UCL – Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London & The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy, Lingfield.


Dr Elaine Hughes

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Paediatric Neurosciences Dept. Kings College Hospital, London and Paediatric Neurology Dept, Evelina Children’s Hospital, London.


Professor Sanjay Sisodiya 

Professor of Neurology, UCL Institute of Neurology, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.


Neil Williamson

Children’s Epilepsy Nurse Specialist, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.


Dr Sameer Zuberi

Consultant Paediatric Neurologist & Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Fraser of Allander Neurosciences Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.