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A pioneering study discovers an underlying cause for infantile spasms and points to a novel therapy

05/11/2022

Infantile spasm (IS) is a severe epileptic syndrome of infancy and accounts for 50% of all epilepsy cases that occur in babies during the first year of life.

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Dr. Charles Chen selected for the 2022 Uplifting Athletes Young Investigator Draft Grant

01/18/2022

A researcher at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Dr. Wu Chen who is a postdoctoral fellow training under assistant professor, Dr.

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Texas Children’s researchers discover a noninvasive method to locate seizure foci in Infantile Spasms/West Syndrome patients

10/20/2021

A recent study from Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine finds high-frequency activity (HFA) measured with regular electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings can serve as a surrogate clinical biomarker to precisely locate areas of the brain that generate epileptic spasms in infanti

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Acthar® Gel (RCI) suppresses spasms in the TTX animal model of infantile spasms

02/05/2021

Study finds high dosages of RCI were required to eliminate spasms and hypsarrhythmia in rodents.

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