Epilepsy

Nerve Cells Can Work in Different Ways with Same Result, Says MU Researcher

Discovery may inform treatment of epilepsy and other diseases July 01, 2013 - by Timothy Wall, MU News Bureau COLUMBIA, Mo. – Epilepsy, irregular heartbeats and other conditions caused by malfunctions in the body’s nerve cells, also known as neurons, can be difficult to treat. The problem is that one medicine may help some patients but not

Stem cell research provides hope for epilepsy cure

Digital Journal, by Kent Mao Researchers from UC San Francisco have discovered a way to reverse severe forms of epilepsy in mice with stem cells, providing a new sense of hope for patients who suffer from the seizure-inducing disorder. Published earlier this month in Nature Neuroscience, the UCSF study demonstrated that transplantation of medial ganglionic