Cortical Stimulation for Seizure Disruption in a Rodent Epilepsy Model

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Cortical Stimulation for Seizure Disruption in a Rodent Epilepsy Model

Funding Agency: Mason/INOVA Life Sciences

Dates: 2013-2014

Nathalia Peixoto (PI), James Leiphart (Inova, co-PI)

Seizures may be halted through electrical stimulation of the seizure focus. This project explores sub-threshold stimulation waveforms that yield a lower seizure rate in the kainic acid model of epilepsy in rodents.