Epilepsy

Epilepsy at The Neuro: past and present

26 Mar 2021

The Neuro highlights the work of its epilepsy researchers and clinicians past and present.

Epilepsy Day 2017

Published: 26Mar2017

March 26 is Purple Day for Epilepsy, a day to support epilepsy awareness worldwide...

Neuro researchers receive early-career grants

Published: 11Mar2019

Adrien Peyrache and Stuart Trenholm will study epilepsy and vision...

Purple Day March 26 - A World Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Published: 26Mar2015

The Neuro has been at the forefront of epilepsy treatment and research for over half a century. The “Montreal Procedure” developed by Dr. Wilder Penfield and colleagues revolutionized the surgical...

Purple Day for Epilepsy, March 26

Published: 24Mar2016

Saturday, March 26 is Purple Day, a time to recognize the effect epilepsy has on millions of people around the world. It is estimated that 1 in a 100 people worldwide have epilepsy. Of those, one...

Inducing seizures to stop seizures

Published: 11Jun2019

Cortical stimulation-induced seizures have the potential to guide epilepsy surgery, significantly reducing hospital stays...

Applying mathematical models to the study of neurological disorders

26 Apr 2019

Yasser Iturria-Medina's focus is combining different sources of information about the brain to explain how the brain works and how to control the progression of neurological disorders.

Stopping Sophie’s seizures

26 Mar 2019

Ultimately a surgical option is the only chance we have for curing drug-resistant epilepsy. Sophie Jodouin handled the stress of the risks involved exceptionally well.

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