Animal Study Shows Promising Path to Prevent Epilepsy, Duke University Medical Center Reveals

Published: Jun 21, 2013

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Duke Medicine researchers have identified a receptor in the nervous system that may be key to preventing epilepsy following a prolonged period of seizures. Their findings from studies in mice, published online in the journal Neuron on June 20, 2013, provide a molecular target for developing drugs to prevent the onset of epilepsy, not just manage the disease's symptoms.

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