epilepsy

Katie Beaver up close
November 24, 2020

Katie Beaver, 31, has battled epilepsy since age 10.  This year she was implanted with a new type of device that has dramatically decreased the number of seizures she experiences.

July 17, 2020

Updated device also records brain signals so physicians can better manage patients’ conditions such as Parkinson’s, essential tremor and epilepsy.

August 9, 2018

A 71-year-old man experienced seizures more and more frequently until they were occurring several times an hour.

March 5, 2018

About two-thirds of people with epilepsy are able to stop seizures with medications. But another third, like Casey Schorr, don’t respond well.

February 14, 2018

Casey Schorr was desperate to take back control of his life after epilepsy resulted in debilitating seizures.  Schorr, his mom and Dr.

February 14, 2018

After Casey Schorr developed epilepsy at age 12, his life was put on hold as the seizures became worse and medication, even at high doses, didn't help. The Spokane teen turned to a UW Medicine neurosurgeon. 

October 9, 2017

Cannabidiol treatment of mice with this genetic condition reduces epileptic seizures and autism-like behaviors.

Using electrodes implanted in the temporal lobes of awake patients, scientists have decoded brain signals at nearly the speed of perception.

Developing next-generation technologies to restore memory is the goal of a new, multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort.  The project, which is in support of President Obama’s BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnolo

A well-known class of drugs used to treat anxiety and epileptic seizures might provide a new therapeutic approach to managing autism.

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