Northwestern University

Nov
16
Fri 12:00 PM

"Mechanisms of Epilepsy"

When: Friday, November 16, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Ward Building, 5-230, 303 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Donna Daviston   312.503.1687

Group: Department of Physiology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The department of Physiology welcomes Paul S. Buckmaster, Ph.D.

Abstract: Temporal lobe epilepsy is common and can be difficult to treat. The cause of seizures in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy is unknown. We use anatomical and electrophysiological techniques to evaluate animal models of temporal lobe epilepsy, including sea lions, to test the hippocampal formation’s role in generating spontaneous seizures.

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