Epilepsy Highlights: AAN 2017

May 4, 2017
Samantha J. Peterson

Highlights: imaging the temporal dynamics & cellular architecture of seizures in Dravet syndrome, & reducing risk of spontaneous fetal loss.

Studies chosen as the best of epilepsy at AAN 2017 included an examination of the structure of seizures in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, a look at seizure triggers, the impact of unplanned pregnancy on spontaneous fetal loss, and a review studying the feasibility of extrapolating adjunctive AED efficacy data from adults to a pediatric population.