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How Concussion May Lead to Epilepsy

 1 year ago       116 Views

The study, published in Journal of Neuroscience, establishes a new animal model that could help improve our understanding of post-traumatic epilepsy.

Stefanie Robel, Oleksii Shandra and colleagues induced mild traumatic brain injury in mice to mimic blows to the head that result in human concussions. A unique population of astrocytes responded to these injuries and the researchers observed spontaneous recurrent seizures in some mice within one month.


Source: neurosciencenews.com

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