2011 Research Retreat


October 27-28, 2011

Abstracts for each poster presentation are available here




Thalamic GABA in human epilepsy


PET imaging of microglial activation and glutamate receptor density in medically refractory epilepsy patients and healthy controls


Multimodality functional mapping of language: Comparison of available methods


3-dimensional color movies of intracranial EEG for localizing seizures


Neural mechanisms of visual and auditory awareness: Searching for common ground


Expansion of intracranial electrode arrays at a single institution: Evidence for epileptogenic networks


A possible lack of intracranial EEG support for a resting state network observed with fMRI


Nasal midazolam as a seizure-aborting therapy and comparison with oral and rectal benzodiazepines in adults


Brain stimulation for epilepsy: Update on responsive neurostimulation & deep brain stimulation


Driving safety evaluation on the inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit


Executive functioning in temporal lobe epilepsy patients with right and left mesial temporal sclerosis


Neural correlates of cognitive abnormality in temporal lobe epilepsy: Evidence from fMRI intrinsic connectivity analysis


Potential genetic etiologies for Rasmussen's encephalitis


Exploring the seizure network in a novel animal model of temporal lobe epilepsy


Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies neuronal progenitor cells in the live human brain



Abstracts for each slide presentation are available here





Metabolic imaging at high field: Detection of neuronal injury and dysfunction


Networks in epilepsy: A factor analysis in MTLE


Methods for tract-based quantification of white matter from DTI


EEG, fMRI, and behavior in childhood absence epilepsy


Novel approaches to measuring local neuronal injury and dysfunction


Task-induced and task-evoked electrophysiological responses from intracranial electrodes and their relationship to functional MRI




Psychiatric comorbidity and seizure outcome


Patient awareness of seizures


The antiepileptic drug database and CARET (computer assisted rational epilepsy therapy) program


The metabolome of epileptic seizures in humans and animals


Intracranial EEG in acute brain injury & multimodality monitoring of acute symptomatic seizures


Genetics of epilepsy


Spatial distribution of intracranially detected interictal spikes is related to the seizure onset area




Cortical and subcortical mechanisms of impaired consciousness in limbic seizures


Glutamine synthetase, astrocytes, and epilepsy: Mechanisms and novel therapeutic approaches


The Sloviter model


Evaluation of post-ictal respiratory and cardiac activity in centrally serotonin neuron deficient mice


Where fMRI and electrophysiology agree to disagree: Corticothalamic and striatal activity patterns in the WAG/Rij rat


GABAergic interneuron replacement in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy




Genetics of common epilepsy


The future of viral vector therapy for epilepsy


Solving SUDEP (sudden unexpected death in epilepsy)


SIRPIDs (stimulus-induced rhythmic, periodic or ictal discharges): Nature & clinical significance


Autism and epilepsy


Ambulatory seizure counting device


Optogenetic testing of the network inhibition hypothesis in a mouse model of limbic seizures