Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| CMA: Network plasticity in acquired epileptogenesis|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
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Project Summary/ Abstract: Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) is the most frequent type of post-traumatic epilepsy, causing significant morbidity in the veteran population. Approximately 60% of adult epilepsy cases are due to TLE, which is often medication-resistant requiring surgery. Even after surgery, ~30% of patients continue to have ictal events. TLE causes cognitive deficits, including significant executive, memory, and neuropsychiatric dysfunction. After initiation by a precipitating even...
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