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September 22, 2023

Epilepsy Research News: September 2023

New epilepsy research on CBD, a new genetic study, TSC, and more.

September 20, 2023

CDKL5-Mediated Developmental Tuning of Neuronal Excitability and Concomitant Regulation of Transcriptome

Validated multiple differentially expressed genes (DEGs), such as glycine receptor subunit 2 and cholecystokinin, at the transcript and/or protein levels, supporting the relevance of these genes to CDKL5-regulated excitability.

September 19, 2023

CURE Epilepsy Update September 2023

See the impact we have had over the past 25 years, watch UNITE recordings, get ready for Hamilton Unplugged and a Hamilton raffle!

September 13, 2023

RNA Therapeutics for Epilepsy: An Emerging Modality for Drug Discovery

Here, we describe therapeutic strategies for modulating disease-associated RNA molecules and highlight the potential of RNA therapeutics for the treatment of different patient populations such as sporadic, drug-resistant epilepsy, and childhood monogenic epilepsies.

September 11, 2023

2-Photon Imaging of Fluorescent Proteins in Living Swine

Featuring the work of CURE Epilepsy’s PTE Initiative Massachusetts General Team. Delineate strategies developed to mitigate the substantial motion artifact that complicates high resolution imaging in large animals, including heartbeat-triggered high-speed image stack acquisition.

September 11, 2023

Pioneering CBD for Epilepsy Treatment and Prevention

“The medical cannabis research originated from the patient families and advocates in Colorado who have witnessed the positive effects of medical cannabis products.”

September 7, 2023

Study Supports Widespread Use of Brain Research Probes in Epilepsy Patients 

The electrodes allowed doctors to find epilepsy networks in nearly 88 percent of patients.

September 7, 2023

Biohaven Announces Positive Data from EEG Biomarker Study of Epilepsy Treatment 

In 11 participants given the highest dose of 50 mg, increases in EEG spectral power were observed across all bands and distributed over all cortical brain regions. 

September 6, 2023

Largest Genetic Study of Epilepsy to Date Provides New Insights on Why Epilepsy Develops and Potential Treatments 

The researchers identified 26 distinct areas in our DNA that appear to be involved in epilepsy. This included 19 which are specific to a particular form of epilepsy called 'genetic generalized epilepsy' (GGE).

September 5, 2023

Nocturnal Seizure Detection: What are the Needs and Expectations of Adults with Epilepsy Receiving Secondary Care?

Seizure detection devices (SDDs) may lower the risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and provide reassurance to people with epilepsy and their relatives.

September 1, 2023

One-Day Psychosocial Education Program for People with Epilepsy: A Continuation Study of the “Epi-School”

Results exhibited a significant increase in epilepsy knowledge after the intervention for people with epilepsy and their relatives.

August 30, 2023

Cognitive Effect of Antiseizure Medications in Medial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy  

These results should lead to a reduction in the number of drugs received and the avoidance of medications with unfavorable cognitive profiles.

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