Seizures in Angelman Syndrome Could be Linked to an Imbalance in Brain Activity

Published June 6, 2012 in UNC School of Medicine

Researchers led by Dr. Ben Philpot, an ASF funded mentor, at UNC School of Medicine found that seizures in individuals with Angelman syndrome could be linked to an imbalance in brain cell activity. Angelman syndrome exhibits frequent comorbidity with autism spectrum disorders.

http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2012/june/brain-cell-activity-imbalance-may-account-for-seizure-susceptibility-in-angelman-syndrome

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