More Americans Than Ever Have Epilepsy

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study published in August 2017 reported national and state estimates of the numbers of adults and children with active epilepsy in the US in 2015. In an expert interview, Dr. Privitera, past president of the AES, 2016, discusses the implications of the latest data including the […]


PERAMPANEL activity on Epileptiform Discharges

Most of the anti-epileptic drugs (AED) have been developed empirically and have multiple targets, multiple mechanisms of actions, and sometime multiple side effects. Now let’s look at PERAMPANEL. Evolution of anti-epileptic drugs For the past couple of years, pharmaceutical and biotech companies have been trying to develop new AED based on a single target and […]