Lynette Sadleir

Professor Lynette Sadleir did her paediatric neurology and epilepsy fellowships at British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital. She is presently a physician-scientist and paediatric epileptologist at the University of Otago, Wellington. She is actively involved in epilepsy teaching to all levels of both medical and allied health clinicians. Her research focus is on epilepsy genetics and epidemiology. She is the Chair of the New Zealand Paediatric Neurology Clinical Network, Treasurer of the New Zealand League Against Epilepsy, Chair of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) SNOMED task force, and a member of both the ILAE Big Data Commission and the ILAE Climate Change Commission. She co-led the development and updates of the New Zealand Paediatric Epilepsy Guidelines and Health Pathways for Epilepsy in Children. She is part of the curriculum update team for the International Paediatric Epilepsy Training (PET) Courses and on the New Zealand PET faculty.

    28th Concurrent 1a - Follow The Yellow Brick Road

    The Scarecrow's Brain - Understanding Epileptic Encephalopathies