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IHR Seminar: Epileptic Activity in Alzheimer’s Disease: Causes and Clinical Relevance

An Institute of Health Research seminar
Date11 July 2017
Time12:00 to 13:00
PlaceEMS Building G18

Speaker: Associate Professor Keith Vossel, University of Minnesota


Abstract

Dr. Keith Vossel is an Associate Professor of Neurology in the N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care and Scholar in the Institute for Translational Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. He holds a medical degree and a master’s in biomedical engineering, and completed his clinical fellowship in behavioral neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Vossel investigates antiepileptic and tau-based treatments for brain network dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease, in mouse models and human studies. He leads a phase 2a clinical trial of an antiepileptic drug to treat silent seizures that occur in Alzheimer’s disease. In his talk, Dr. Vossel will be discussing mechanisms and treatment of epilepsy in Alzheimer’s disease, covering preclinical studies in transgenic mouse models, biomarkers of network hyperexcitability in humans, and a clinical treatment trial.

http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Keith-Vossel/2025951848

OrganizerMarilyn Evans
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