epilepsy

Inducing seizures to stop seizures

Published: 11Jun2019

Cortical stimulation-induced seizures have the potential to guide epilepsy surgery, significantly reducing hospital stays...

Applying mathematical models to the study of neurological disorders

26 Apr 2019

Yasser Iturria-Medina's focus is combining different sources of information about the brain to explain how the brain works and how to control the progression of neurological disorders.

Stopping Sophie’s seizures

26 Mar 2019

Ultimately a surgical option is the only chance we have for curing drug-resistant epilepsy. Sophie Jodouin handled the stress of the risks involved exceptionally well.

The Neuro solves a medical mystery

26 Mar 2019

Sophie Jodouin was a medical mystery. Her violent, repeated epileptic seizures baffled every doctor she met. Finally, a team at The Neuro cracked the mystery.

Epilepsy Awareness Month 2019

25 Mar 2019

New brain atlas can determine location of seizures

Neuro researchers receive early-career grants

Published: 11Mar2019

Adrien Peyrache and Stuart Trenholm will study epilepsy and vision...

Purple Day for Epilepsy, March 26

Published: 24Mar2016

Saturday, March 26 is Purple Day, a time to recognize the effect epilepsy has on millions of people around the world. It is estimated that 1 in a 100 people worldwide have epilepsy. Of those, one...

Soar, Adam, Soar

20 Dec 2018

My son, Adam, was a patient at The Neuro for consultations, examination, preparation and two brain surgeries, in 2011 and 2015, to deal with his epilepsy.

Tanya Ladouceur - Stopping the seizures

8 Nov 2018

"I was immediately impressed and amazed by their demeanour, care, compassion and most importantly, their knowledge."

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