Video Lecture

Diet and the Brain: Is There a Bona Fide Scientific Connection?

Metabolic Health Summit 2020 Video Lecture by World-Renowned Neurologist and Epilepsy Expert, Jong Rho, MD

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Jong Rho, MD

Dr. Rho is a Professor of Neurosciences and Pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego, and Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology at the Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. He received an undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University, and an M.D. from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Rho has held prior faculty appointments at the University of Washington (Seattle), the University of California at Irvine, the Barrow Neurological Institute (Phoenix), and most recently, the University of Calgary. Dr. Rho's main research interests are the mechanisms underlying the anti-seizure and neuroprotective effects of metabolism-based treatments such as the ketogenic diet. His research activities have been sponsored by research grants from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Brain Canada, and a variety of intramural and extramural public and private sector sources. 
Patrick Jones - Course author