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  1. New Brain Map Charts Fresh Territory

    New Brain Map Charts Fresh Territory

    A team of neuroscientists has charted the most complex and precise map of the human cerebral cortex to date, and it has revealed almost 100 new regions. These findings will provide a greater understanding, as well as advance the study, of brain disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, dementia, and epilepsy. The map, dubbed Human Connectome Project Multi-Modal Parcellation version 1.0...

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  2. UNDERSTANDING THE BRAIN: New technology allows researchers to temporarily shut down brain area to better understand function

    UNDERSTANDING THE BRAIN: New technology allows researchers to temporarily shut down brain area to better understand function

    Capitalizing on experimental genetic techniques, researchers at the California National Primate Research Center, or CNPRC, at the University of California, Davis, have demonstrated that temporarily turning off an area of the brain changes patterns of activity across much of the remaining brain. The research suggests that alterations in the functional connectivity of the brain in humans may be used to...

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  3. Using a Virus to Treat Disease

    Using a Virus to Treat Disease

    New virus-based method opens wide range of options to treat various diseases The ability to switch disease-causing genes on and off remains a dream for many physicians, research scientists and patients. Research teams from across the world are busy turning this dream into a reality, incuding a team of researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Max Planck Institute...

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Pamela Boodram

EpilepsyU is Awesome for Parents!

Epilepsy U is a very valuable resource for people living with Epilepsy all over the word. I have met many people online and gained knowledge and formed new friendships. I have also created a page for Parents of School Children to allow parents to ask questions regarding a 504 plan, or IEP for their child. I am a certified school counselor and feel that I may be able to be a resource for parents. I also started a group for people living with or the parent of someone living with SCN1A gene (epilepsy gene). Before Epilepsy U I felt alone…NOT ANYMORE!!!

Pamela Boodram


Grow with the Community!

It’s overwhelming the amount of people who have no knowledge of Epilepsy or what to do if someone is having a seizure. EpilepsyU is a great resource for those who are looking for treatment and resources helpful to anyone interested in learning about the disorder. I highly recommend you sign up and grow with the community.