NIH Epilepsy Resources

These informational materials are based on a multi-year, multi-site study of pediatric drug resistant epilepsy and neurotechnological treatments funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Links to the articles from which this information is derived may be found below.

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CLINICAL TRIALS
Kaal, K. J., Aguiar, M., Harrison, M., McDonald, P. J., & Illes, J. (2020). The Clinical Research Landscape of Pediatric Drug-Resistant Epilepsy. Journal of Child Neurology.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073820931255

MEDIA
Munjal, V., Arakelyan, M., McDonald, P. J., & Illes, J. (2020). Epilepsy through the eyes of the media: A paradox of positive reporting and challenges of access to advanced neurotechnology. Epilepsy & Behavior, 111.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107200

YOUTH
Udwadia, F. R., McDonald, P. J., Connolly, M. B., Hrincu, V., & Illes, J. (2020). Youth Weigh In: Views on Advanced Neurotechnology for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy. Journal of Child Neurology.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073820957810

PHYSICIAN
McDonald, P. J., Hrincu, V., Connolly, M. B., Harrison, M. J., Ibrahim, G. M., Naftel, R. P., Chiong, W., Udwadia, F., & Illes, J. (2020). Novel Neurotechnological Interventions for Pediatric Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: Physician Perspectives. Journal of Child Neurology.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/0883073820966935

CAREGIVER
Hrincu, V., McDonald, P. J., Connolly, M. B., Harrison, M. J., Ibrahim, G. M., Naftel, R. P., Chiong, W., Armaghan, A., Ribary, U., & Illes, J. (2021). Choice and Trade-offs: Parent Decision Making for Neurotechnologies for Paediatric Drug-Resistant Epilepsy. Journal of Child Neurology.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/08830738211015010

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