The epilepsy team at the HBI has strong links to the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute creating full-spectrum epilepsy treatment spanning all ages. The team comprises a variety of researchers from different faculties and departments. Meet the team
Living with Epilepsy - Nicole Janssen
Nicole Janssen is CEO of Alta ML, a massively successful Edmonton based AI company, a mother and wife, a horse-back rider and advocate for epilepsy awareness. Nicole was first diagnosed with epilepsy in 2019, and faced the challenge of discovering what that diagnosis meant for her.
Living with Epilepsy - Derek Payne
Derek Payne is an active member of Calgary’s community, having held various CFO and VP roles for companies like DIRTT and Westjet. He is currently an advisor to multiple initiatives and companies working in epilepsy, as well as a dedicated father and husband, and cross-fit coach!
Derek was first diagnosed with epilepsy in 1999, and had brain surgery in 2015.