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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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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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