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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hippocampal oscillations, interictal discharges, and memory formation
Principal Investigator:

Beth A Leeman

Location: New York, NY
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $436,309
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Objective: The proposed study will investigate the relationship between memory deficits and abnormal electrical activity seen on electroencephalography (EEG) in patients with seizures. Patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) often demonstrate memory dysfunction in the setting of otherwise normal intelligence. This finding is consistent with the theory that establishing new memories is dependent to a large extent on the function of the hippocamp...

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