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Epilepsy Publications

Epilepsy: Hope Through Research

Information booklet on seizures, seizure disorders, and epilepsy compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

NINDS Febrile Seizures Information Page
Febrile Seizures information sheet compiled by NINDS.

Febrile Seizures Fact Sheet

Febrile seizures fact sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

NINDS Infantile Spasms Information Page
Infantile spasms (West Syndrome) information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

NINDS Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Information Page
Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
Fact sheet on neurological diagnosis and testing, prepared by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

Epilepsy Research Web
Epilepsy Research Web

White House-Initiated Conference on Epilepsy
Summary of a White House-initiated conference, "Curing Epilepsy,", March 30-31, 2000.

Electrical Activity Alters Neurotransmitter Production in Frogs During Development
August 2004 news article about a study showing that changing neurons'; electrical activity changes the neurotransmitters they produce.

Promising Gene Therapy Tool May Suppress Epileptic Seizures
November 2003 news summary on an experimental gene therapy that might be useful for treating partial seizures.

Drug-Resistant Seizures Often Take Years to Develop
January 2003 press release on new findings regarding the prognosis of partial epilepsy.

Gene Linked to Epilepsy With Auditory Features
February 2002 news summary on a gene for familial epilepsy with auditory features.

Safe Effective Treatment to Stop Seizures Can Be Delivered Outside of the Hospital
August 2001 news release on a finding that status epilepticus can be safely treated by paramedics using benzodiazepine drugs.

Workshop on Nonepileptic Seizures
Workshop on Nonepileptic Seizures, Sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the American Epilepsy Society

Imaging Markers of Epileptogenesis: New Research Directions
Imaging Markers of Epileptogenesis: New Research Directions

DNA Microarrays and Epilepsy Research
DNA Microarrays and Epilepsy Research

Health Disparities in Epilepsy Planning Panel
Summary of Health Disparities in Epilepsy Planning Panel-- November 13, 2002.

Models II: Identification and Characterization of Animal Models of Human Therapy Resistance and Epileptogenesis
Models II: Identification and Characterization of Animal Models of Human Therapy Resistance and Epileptogenesis

Models for Epilepsy & Epileptogenesis
Workshop Summary: Models for Epilepsy & Epileptogenesis

Molecular Analysis of Complex Genetic Epilepsies
Summary of a workshop on molecular analysis of complex genetic epilepsies held January 31 - February 1, 2002.

Workshop on Antiepileptic Drug (AED) Monotherapy Indication
A workshop attempt to reach consensus on the best method to obtain FDA approval for monotherapy labeling for antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)