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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CMA: Network plasticity in acquired epileptogenesis
Principal Investigator:

Peyman Golshani

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most common form of epilepsy in adults and a major source of disability in the veteran population as it is frequently caused by war-time head injuries. More than 1/3 of TLE patients do not respond to anticonvulsant medications and many are not candidates for epilepsy surgery. Therefore, new treatments are needed to prevent the development of epilepsy after the initial insult. Yet, the mechanisms that lead to the development of epilepsy during the period direct...

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