Epilepsy specialist and director of the Epilepsy Center
Dr. Daniel H. Lowenstein, director of the Epilepsy Center, is focused on expanding epilepsy care and services for UCSF Medical Center patients. An internationally known epileptologist, he was recently appointed director of the Epilepsy Center after serving as Dean of Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, of which he is a graduate. He also is currently president-elect of the American Epilepsy Society. Lowenstein spent many years at UCSF as professor of neurology and director of the Epilepsy Research Laboratory in the School of Medicine. A prolific writer and scholar, he has received virtually every teaching award given by UCSF's School of Medicine. His interests include the molecular and cellular changes in neural networks following seizure activity and injury, the genetic basis of epilepsy, and therapy for abnormally prolonged seizures known as status epilepticus.
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2437
Fax: (415) 353-2837
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Harvard University 1983
UCSF, Neurology 1987
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