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Spotlight on Texas Children's cutting-edge epilepsy research

Spotlight on Texas Children's cutting-edge epilepsy research

Dr. John Swan, director of the Cain Foundation Labs and co-director of Neurological Research Institute (NRI) describes how NRI/Texas Children's physician-scientists discover and clinically translate cutting-edge treatments for childhood epilepsies.

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"Infantile Spasms: An animal model"

"Infantile Spasms: An animal model"

Infantile Spasms (West Syndrome) is a severe type of childhood epilepsy. Researchers in Dr. Swann's lab have developed a rat model of infantile spasms to identify underlying causes and to develop effective therapies. Watch this video to see the strikingly similar seizure patterns experienced by this rat model and a child with infantile spasms.

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This is Texas Children's Hospital

This is Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Our mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education and research.