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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.

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