American University of Beirut - Doctor of Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology
George Washington University Hospital - Neurology
George Washington University Hospital - Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) - Epilepsy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, TN) - Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG
Clinical / Research Interests
Medically refractory epilepsy
Autoimmune Epilepsy
Non-epileptic spells

Yamane A. Makke, MD is an assistant professor of Neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is board-certified in Neurology, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology. His clinical epilepsy interests include medically refractory epilepsy, autoimmune epilepsy, and non-epileptic spells.

Dr. Makke earned both his B.S. and his medical degree (2010) at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He then spent 3 years as postdoctoral research fellow in epilepsy at the American University of Beirut (2010-2013). He completed his neurology residency at the George Washington University in 2017. He then pursued an epilepsy fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (2017-2018), then a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology/EEG at Vanderbilt University, Nashville Tennessee (2018-2019).

Dr. Makke is fluent in Arabic, French and English.

Clinical Trials

The purpose of the study is to assess the success of a single administration of Staccato alprazolam compared with placebo both in rapidly terminating a seizure episode within 90 seconds and with no recurrence of seizure(s) up to 2 hours after investigational medicinal product (IMP)…