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A role for the slow oscillations of the neocortex in epileptic spasm generation

12/07/2020

Epileptic spasms are a type of brief seizures that are the hallmark of catastrophic seizure disorders, which are characterized by severe cognitive and motor deficits. While common in West syndrome (or infantile spasms), these spasms can occur in people of any age group.

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McGinley involved in an exciting DARPA-funded project

05/21/2019

A Rice University-led team of neuroengineers is embarking on an ambitious four-year project to develop headset technology that can directly link the human brain and machines without the need for surgery.

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Tumor resection surgery curbed Hailey's seizures

07/18/2018

Hailey's story: Hope for Hailey

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FDA approves everolimus for tuberous sclerosis-associated seizures, a treatment first discovered at Texas Children’s Hospital

04/20/2018

On April 10, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved everolimus tablets for oral suspension (brand name: Afinitor Dispersz, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation) as an adjunctive therapy to treat partial-onset refractory seizures in adults and children over 2 years of age with Tuber

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