Research Articles on Dravet Syndrome

Feb 2013 W. Ma, J. Berg, and G. Yellen: Ketogenic Diet Metabolites Reduce Firing in Central Neurons by Opening KATP Channels
Feb 2013 A. Bender, H. Natola, G. Holmes, R. Scott, P. Lenck-Santini: Focal Scn1a knockdown induces cognitive impairment without seizures
Nov 2012 I. Ohmoria, M. Ouchidab, K. Kobayashic, Y. Jitsumorib, A. Moria, H. Michiuea, T. Nishikia, Y. Ohtsukac, H. Matsuia: CACNA1A variants may modify the epileptic phenotype of Dravet syndrome
Nov 2012 H. Greiner, P. Horn, K. Holland, J. Collins, A. Hershey, T. Glauser: mRNA blood expression patterns in new-onset idiopathic pediatric epilepsy
Mar 2012 David N. Ruskin and Susan A. Masino: The nervous system and metabolic dysregulation: emerging evidence converges on ketogenic diet therapy
Feb 2012 F Nicita MD, G Ragusa MD, L Papetti MD, F Ursitti, M Duse MD, Al Spalice MD, PhD: The sodium channel α1 subunit (SCN1A)-related epileptic phenotypes
Nov 2011 Pierre Genton, Reana Velizarova, and Charlotte Dravet: Dravet syndrome: The long-term outcome
Oct 2010 Sooky Koh, MD, PhD: Novel Therapies to Block Epileptogenesis in Dravet Syndrome Mice
Oct 2009 Jack Parent, MD: Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) to Study Ion Channel Mutations that Cause Dravet Syndrome
Sept 2009 Elson So, MD: Editorial on Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
Oct 2009 Andrew Escagy, PhD: Genetics Based Research on Treatment Resistant Epilepsy

News on Dravet syndrome and related epilepsies

May 2015 streetinsider.com: Zogenix reports long-term fenfluramine efficacy data for Dravet syndrome
May 2015 epilepsybehavior.com: Autism and behavior in adult patients with Dravet syndrome
May 2015 news4jax.com: University of Florida gets $1M for medical marijuana testing
May 2015 epilepsyresearch.org.uk: Clobazam can be effective in treating refractory status epilepticus
May 2015 myfoxorlando.com: Human stem cell research shows promise at treating epilepsy
May 2015 news-medical.net : Discovery has clear implications in the quest for new epilepsy treatments
May 2015 youtube.com: Recent TED Talk by DSF SAB member Jokubas Ziburkus
May 2015 healthnewdigest.com: Stem cell implants show promise for treating epilepsy
Apr 2015 epilepsy.com : Can you give the keto diet intravenously?
Apr 2015 spacecoastdaily.com: Neural stem cell implants hold promise for treating epilepsy
Apr 2015 business: Courtagen announces the launch of rxSEEK, an epilepsy drug metabolism test
Apr 2015 gizmag.com: Implanted micropump could deliver epilepsy drugs right into the brain
Apr 2015 gwpharm.com: GW Pharmaceuticals announces new physician reports of Epidiolex treatment effect
Apr 2015 globenewswire.com: Enzyme-inhibitors treat drug-resistant epilepsy
Apr 2015 news-medical.net: Researchers study neurobiological link between ASD and epilepsy
Apr 2015 aan.com: Medical marijuana liquid extract may bring hope for children with severe epilepsy
Apr 2015 prnewswire.com: Congratulations to DSF SAB Member, Dr. Annapurna Poduri, on recently receiving the Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award.
Apr 2015 bcm.edu: Depolarizing wave may trigger SUDEP
Apr 2015 epilepsyresearch.org.uk: Midazalom can offer benefit in the treatment of status epilepticus
Apr 1 epilepsy.com: Stiripentol for status epilepticus
Mar 2015 marketwatch.com: GW initiates first Phase 3 clinical trial for epidiolex in Dravet syndrome
Mar 2015 telegraph.co.uk: First baby born from IVF technique which eliminated inherited disease
Mar 2015 epilepsygenetics.net: Cause or coincidence – recessive SCN1A variants in Dravet syndrome
Mar 2015 pharmaceutical-journal.com: Energy restriction could tackle drug-resistant epilepsy
Mar 2015 epilepsysociety.org.uk: Photosensitive epilepsy-gene mutation discovered
Mar 2015 businesswire.com: Lundbeck initiates clinical trial evaluating clobazam for Dravet syndrome
Mar 2015 washingtonpost.com: Senators Booker, Gillibrand & Paul unveil federal medical marijuana bill
Mar 2015 epilepsyresearch.org.uk: New study highlights link between epilepsy and social deprivation
Mar 2015 ibtimes.com: Medical Marijuana: Physicians, Parents want epilepsy treatment, but Government impedes progress
Feb 2015 epilepsyresearch.org: Lung Fluid Buildup ‘Could Play A Role In Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy’
Feb 2015 neurologyadvisor.com: Benefits and Complications of the Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy
Feb 2015 epilepsygenetics.net : Beyond SCN1A – Copy Number Variations in fever-associated epilepsies
Feb 2015 msn.com: Sun Pharma recalls 3,263 bottles of epilepsy drug in US
Feb 2015 medicaldaily.com: Vaccines Found Not To Cause Epileptic Seizures In Children
Feb 2015 kvue.com: 1 in 5 adults with epilepsy suffer severe ADHD symptoms
Feb 2015 epilepsy.ie: World Health Organization to prioritise epilepsy worldwide
Feb 2015 irishexaminer.com: Neuroscientists make major breakthrough in epilepsy study
Feb 2015 huffingtonpost.com: Doctors Call On DEA To Reschedule Marijuana For Medical Research Purposes
Feb 2015 pharmacytimes.com: When to Educate Epilepsy Patients, Caregivers about Sudden Death Risk
Feb 2015 epilepsyresearch.org: Neurological Disorders ‘Can Negatively Impact Siblings Of Affected Children’
Feb 2015 fastcodesign.com: An Epilepsy Tracker so beautiful it could be sold in an Apple store
Feb 2015 disabilitytoday.co,uk: Growing Heart Cells For Epilepsy Patients?
Jan 2015 epilepsyresearch.org : A New Strategy To Protect The Brain From Seizures
Jan 2015 epilepsygenetics.net: Sequencing for developmental disorders on a national level – the DDD(UK) study
Jan 2015 epilepsyresearch.org : Scientists Locate ‘Gene That Regulates Epilepsy’
Jan 2015 medicalexpress.com: Sleeping on stomach may increase risk of sudden death in epilepsy
Jan 2015 epilepsyresearch.org: Recurrent Status Epilepticus Patients ‘Require More Tailored Treatment’
Jan 2015 epilepsy.com: ILAE announces a new definition of epilepsy
Jan 2015 epilepsygenetics.net: SCN8A encephalopathy – and how it differs from Dravet Syndrome
Dec 2014 fresnobee.com: Lean In: Abby Hemani, attorney
Dec 2014 onlinelibrary.wiley.com: Reduced language connectivity in pediatric epilepsy
Dec 2014 epilepsygenetics.net: These are the top 10 epilepsy genes of 2014
Dec 2014 neurologyreviews.com: Prolonged Seizures During Childhood May Not Necessarily Damage the Brain
Dec 2014 epilepsygenetics.net: Here are five AES abstracts you should know about
Dec 2014 epilepsyresearch.org.uk: Underlying Heart Problems ‘Could Explain SUDEP’
Dec 2014 epilepsygenetics.net: Beyond the Ion Channel – and back
Dec 2014 npr.org: A CRISPR Way To Fix Faulty Genes
Dec 2014 medicalxpress.com: New effort underway to help people living with epilepsy
Dec 2014 uofmhealth.org: Brain-heart connection: U-M scientists take on deadly epilepsy with new $3.3M grant
Dec 2014 cleveland.com: CWRU leads multicenter research on sudden epilepsy deaths; project awarded $27.3 million grant
Dec 2014 hcplive.com: Behavioral, Intellectual Problems Challenge Epileptic Kids
Oct 2014 esciencenews.com: Tarantula venom illuminates electrical activity in live cells
Oct 2014 epilepsy.org.uk: New alarm system to combat SUDEP
Sept 2014 time.com: Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients
Aug 2014 epilepsygenetics.net: The common variants in our genome that predispose to epilepsy – the ILAE GWAS
July 2014 PubMed: Ictal ontogeny in Dravet syndrome.
July 2014 empr.com: Mislabeling Causes Ibuprofen, Oxcarbazepine Recall
July 2014 columbiatribune.com: Marijuana extract becomes legal for epilepsy treatment
July 2014 neurologyreviews.com: Certain AEDs May Pose Increased Risk of Aseptic Meningitis
June 2014 fda.gov: FDA and marijuana
June 2014 wiley.com : Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Assessing the public health burden
June 2014 hearldsun.com: Pr. Ingrid Scheffer receives Queen’s Birthday Honours
June 2014 medicalexpress.com : Predicting epileptic seizures in advance is possible, research says
June 2014 EpilepsyResource.org.uk : Molecule show potential in epilepsy drug monitoring
June 2014 news-medical.net : Anti-epilepsy drug phenobarbital stunts neuronal growth
May 2014 euroepinomics.com: Why you need to know what EGI stands for
May 2014 livescience.com: The Autism-Epilepsy Connection (Op-Ed)
May 2014 clinicalneurologynews.com : Surprise! Lorazepam, diazepam are similarly beneficial in pediatric status epilepticus
May 2014 medicalnewstoday.com: New pill developed to suppress epilepsy seizures
May 2014 theage.com : Sudden epileptic deaths linked to drop in heart rate
May 2014 wiley.com : Cannabidiol: Pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders
May 2014 wiley.com : The case for medical marijuana in epilepsy
May 2014 wiley.com: The case for assessing cannabidiol in epilepsy
May 2014 epilepsy.com: Effect of the keto diet on blood vessels – cause for concern?
May 2014 hcplive.com: Novel intranasal spray treats seizures in early stages
Mar 2014 nytimes.com: Easing Epilepsy with Battery Power
Mar 2014 clinicalneurologynews.com: Orphan drug designation spurs trials for cannabidiol in Dravet syndrome
Feb 2014 epilepsyresearch.org.uk: Experimental brain implant can suppress seizures ‘in 0.8 seconds’
Feb 2014 dravetfoundation.org: DSF position statement on CBD
Feb 2014 nbcnewyork.com: Parents Eye Drug With Marijuana Component to Treat Child Epilepsy
Feb 2014 medicaldaily.com: The Role Of Diet And Metabolism In Epilepsy: Fruit Fly Study Promises Hope For Treating Seizures
Feb 2014 adc.bmj.com: Are we failing to provide adequate rescue medication to children at risk of prolonged convulsive seizures in schools?
Feb 2014 channelopathist.net: The familial risk of epilepsy – revisited
Feb 2014 channelopathist.net: Next-level mutation classifiers and 3′UTR variants in Dravet Syndrome
Feb 2014 wiley.com: Long-term course of Dravet syndrome: A study from an epilepsy center in Japan (abstract)
Feb 2014 wiley.com: Emergency management of febrile status epilepticus: Results of the FEBSTAT study
Feb 2014 ucsf.edu: Marijuana-Derived Epilepsy Drug in Clinical Trial for Children with Uncontrolled Seizures
Feb 2014 science20.com: Metabolism And Brain Activity Linked
Jan 2014 washingtonpost.com: The wearable device that could text you when your loved one has a seizure
Jan 2014 medicalexpress.com: Study finds epileptic activity spreads in new way