What Leads to Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy?

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is defined as the death of an otherwise healthy person with epilepsy that occurs either after a seizure or even when there is no Continue Reading

Researcher(s):
Institution(s):

Screening for Infantile Spasms

West’s syndrome is a childhood epilepsy syndrome. It leads to drug-resistant seizures known as infantile spasms, abnormal brain activity (referred to as hypsarrhythmia), and in most children, intellectual disability. West’s Continue Reading

Researcher(s):
Institution(s):

Getting an Accurate Diagnosis After the First Seizure

After a first seizure – or suspected seizure – it is often hard to know if an anti-seizure medication should be prescribed. Was this seizure a single event or does Continue Reading

Researcher(s):
Institution(s):

Epilepsy-Related Deaths in Children

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) is defined as the death of an otherwise healthy person with epilepsy that occurs either after a seizure or sometimes when there is no Continue Reading

Researcher(s): ,
Institution(s):

Epilepsy after Brain Injury

Every year, about half a million people in North America suffer from a severe brain injury (referred to as a traumatic brain injury or TBI). As a result of this Continue Reading

Researcher(s): , , ,
Institution(s):

Who Will Develop Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

Anti-seizure medications are the first line of therapy for people with epilepsy. However, about 1 in 3 people with epilepsy have seizures that are not controlled by drugs. When someone Continue Reading

Researcher(s): ,
Institution(s):