Dr. Alok Singla Awarded 2018 Grass Young Investigator Award

Alok Singla, MBBS, a 2018 graduate of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Univ. at Buffalo child neurology training program, has been awarded the 2018 Grass Young Investigator Award by the American Epilepsy Society.  The award recognizes eight outstanding young investigators conducting research related to epilepsy.  Dr. Singla, under the mentorship of Arie Weinstock, MD, Professor in the Dept. of Neurology and Director of the UB comprehensive epilepsy program, completed a project studying the predictive value of early EEG in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.  Dr. Singla was selected from over 1300 other submissions.  He will present his findings at the upcoming American Epilepsy Society annual meeting to be held later this year in New Orleans.  Sarah Finnegan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, serves as the director of the Child Neurology Residency Training Program.

Alok Singla, MBBS