Dept of Neuropediatrics and pediatric epileptology, University Hospital Freiburg
Dr. Alexandra Klotz is head of the pediatric epileptology section of the Department of Neuropediatrics and Muscle Disorders at the University Hospital Freiburg, Germany. She is also a fellow of the Berta Ottenstein program, a three years research fellowship. Dr. Klotz clinical as well as scientific work is the management of rare and difficult to treat epilepsies in children. Her main research interests are Cannabinoids in the treatment of epilepsy and comorbidities in patients with hypothalamic hamartoma and other epilepsies. Dr. Klotz is member of the European Reference Network EpiCARE and of the Freiburg Center of rare diseases. She is also a principal investigator on different clinical trials to advance the development of new treatment options for children with drug-resistant epilepsies.