Traumatic Epilepsy: Major Grant Awarded to study ways of preventing seizures following head trauma
Traumatic brain injury is a major cause of epilepsy. Epileptic seizures can develop days, weeks or even months following head trauma.
The National Institutes of Health has just announced a grant of $21 million to develop betters means of preventing epilepsy or seizure disorder following a traumatic brain injury.
The study will be lead by researchers at UCLA School of Medicine and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.