Meet our Medical and Scientific Advisory Board Members
|Dr. Anthony A. Perszyk, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics – University of Florida, College of Medicine. Dr. Perszyk comes to us with over 27 years of experience as a physician. He is Board Certified in both Genetics and Pediatrics. He completed his Fellowship in Genetics at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Perszyk’s vast experience and desire to assist those affected by PMG, both present and in the future, will be a tremendous asset to our organization.|
|Nicole Cobo, MD is a Pediatric Epilepsy Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles where she is trained to read and interpret electroencephalograms and video telemetry in both inpatient and outpatient settings, including monitoring in the neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. A significant portion of her time is spent in evaluating patients for epilepsy surgery including interpreting telemetry recordings, various imaging modalities, and intraoperative electrocorticography. Dr. Cobo follows patients in her Epilepsy Clinic and also participates in research projects assessing the use of neurostimulation techniques for the treatment of refractory epilepsy.|
|Dr. Jason T. Lerner, Assistant Professor and Director of Training for Child Neurology at the Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, David Geffen College of Medicine. Dr. Lerner is board certified in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology and board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology. He completed his pediatric residency at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University, child neurology residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and pediatric epilepsy/clinical neurophysiology fellowship at the Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA, David Geffen College of Medicine.
Dr. Lerner currently practices in a large academic institution and sees children with various neurological conditions. He specializes in epilepsy, headache and traumatic brain injury. His current research involves posttraumatic epilepsy, epilepsy surgery and neurointensive care. Additionally he is the residency training director for child neurology at UCLA.