Ian Miller joined our team as Vice President, Clinical Development

Dr. Ian Miller is a pediatric epileptologist with 14 years of experience at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, where he most recently served as the Chair of the Neurology Department, and on the Board of Directors for First Choice Neurology (a private practice of over 80 neurologists). Within the hospital he was the founding Medical Director of the Ion Channel Epilepsy Program, co-Director of the Tuberous Sclerosis Program, and the Director of Neuroinformatics. Dr. Miller’s research experience includes participation in all five of the pivotal trials for cannabidiol, including one as a first author. He was also a primary investigator for fenfluramine, nasal diazepam, and neuropace, among others, and has provided input regarding trial design and endpoints for three early gene therapy candidates in SCN1A, and enrolled patients in one of them as PI. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the Dravet Syndrome Foundation (DSF), and a member of the American Epilepsy Society.

 He is board certified in Neurology with a special qualification in Child Neurology, as well as Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, and Neuroimaging. Dr. Miller testified with the DSF at the FDA in 2018 regarding the need for an ICD10 code for Dravet syndrome, leading to the approval of the G40.83 and its subgroups in October of 2020. Dr. Miller received his M.D. degree from the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, where he grew up. He completed residency and fellowship training at the University of Utah and the University of Washington before completing Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at Miami Children’s Hospital.