Promising epilepsy treatment trials brings hope of seizure-free life for children | 7NEWS Adelaide Exclusive

Promising epilepsy treatment trials brings hope of seizure-free life for children | 7NEWS Adelaide Exclusive

New research from the University of South Australia could deliver a breakthrough for children suffering one of the most severe forms of genetic epilepsy, reducing the frequency of their seizures and improving their
Investigating FDA-approved drugs in an animal model of KCNT1-childhood epilepsy to identify potential new therapies for treating children

Investigating FDA-approved drugs in an animal model of KCNT1-childhood epilepsy to identify potential new therapies for treating children

Chief Investigator: Professor Leanne Dibbens Funding Amount: $ 100,000 Recipient: University of South Australia Overview: KCNT1 mutations cause one of the most severe forms of epilepsy in children, resulting in

Overcoming drug resistance in childhood seizure and psychiatric disorders caused by potassium channels

Chief Investigator: Professor Leanne Dibbens Funding Amount: $100,000 Recipient: University of South Australia Overview: Children with a defective potassium channel (KCNT1) gene have a serious developmental disorder which includes epilepsy