2006

CURE Award

Regeneration Of Hippocampal Neurons In Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Children’s National Medical Center/George Washington University, Washington DC
 

The goal of this proposed project is to develop a new approach to curing mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE), one of the most commonly recognized forms of childhood-onset epilepsy. This study will investigate the transfer of progenitor cells to replace inhibitory neurons lost in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy as a means of re-establishing normal function.

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