Pharmaceutical policy announcements, promising drug trial data and more: check out our round-up of the biggest news from the neuroscience and neurology industry this week
Browsing: Epilepsy and seizure
A study into children with epileptic encephalopathy has uncovered associated genes, which could lead to the development of novel treatment strategies.
Listen to our latest NCTalks podcast with leading neurosurgeon, Ali Rezai, to hear more about his work, how neuromodulation can be harnessed to treat ‘alternative’ conditions, and where he hopes the field will progress in the next decade.
Neural activity resembling epileptic events has been found in multiple GCaMP6-expressing transgenic mouse lines, potentially complicating interpretation of neural activity in the lines.
This communication examines the association between the number of seizures in refractory epileptic patients and potential interactions between their antiepileptic medications and single nucleotide polymorphisms.
This Review looks at the literature surrounding recent neurophysiological techniques and novel surgical tools in pediatric epilepsy.
Zebinix (eslicarbazepine acetate) has received market authorization as a once-daily monotherapy in adults with newly diagnosed partial-onset epilepsy.
Dr Deer discusses his career highlights, most memorable patient cases, and looks ahead at future challenges and trends in the field of neuromodulation.
Researchers observe clinically silent hippocampal seizures in two Alzheimer’s disease patients during sleep; a period critical for memory consolidation.
Eric Wasserman discusses tells us more about his work, uses for noninvasive brain stimulation, and the potential for neuromodulation in the treatment of neurological disorders.