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Pandemic to accelerate adoption of electronic patient portal for epilepsy

Pandemic to accelerate adoption of electronic patient portal for epilepsyThe COVID-19 pandemic is a catalyst to accelerate the adoption of technology-enabled patient care for epilepsy, according to a new study published in Epilepsia.Building on the HSE eHealth Ireland funded Epilepsy Lighthouse Project, the research was led by FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and…

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Meet Prof. Mark Cunningham, Funded Investigator in Trinity

Meet Prof. Mark Cunningham, Funded Investigator in TrinityProf. Mark Cunningham has just joined FutureNeuro as a Funded Investigator. We asked him a few questions about his work and what he will be bringing to the centre.Tell us a bit about yourselfI am the Ellen Mayston Bates Professor of Neurophysiology of Epilepsy  at Trinity College Dublin….

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FutureNeuro enters new partnership with Eisai Ltd.

FutureNeuro enters new partnership with Eisai Ltd.We are excited to announce a new partnership with Eisai Ltd., a leading global research-based pharmaceutical company to gain a better understanding of medication dosage levels for people with epilepsy.The study was developed, and will be led by Professor Mark Cunningham, Ellen Mayston Bates Professor of Neurophysiology of Epilepsy…

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International study discovers three potential new targets for treating epilepsy

International study discovers three potential new targets for treating epilepsy A major international study has uncovered three molecules that have the potential to be developed into new drugs to treat epilepsy.The findings are an important step towards discovering new drugs for people with epilepsy whose seizures cannot be controlled with current treatments. The study was…

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FutureNeuro researchers win best poster at ITiCSE

FutureNeuro researchers win best poster at ITiCSEDr. Catherine Mooney and PhD student Anna Antoniadi, our UCD-based computer scientists are just “back” from the 25th Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE). The conference was originally due to take place in Trondheim, Norway, but it was held virtually on the 17th…

MicroRNA’s, will they lead to new treatments for epilepsy?

MicroRNA’s, will they lead to new treatments for epilepsy?What are microRNA’s and how do they relate to epilepsy? Here, FutureNeuro researcher Dr. Gary Brennan, Assistant Professor and Conway Fellow at UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science writes about his recent review paper co-authored by Professor David Henshall, Director of FutureNeuro, in the prestigious Nature…

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FutureNeuro partners with Ulysses Neuroscience Ltd. to gain a better understanding of Fragile X Syndrome

FutureNeuro partners with Ulysses Neuroscience Ltd. to gain a better understanding of Fragile X SyndromeWe are delighted to announce a new industry partnership with Ulysses Neuroscience Ltd., a private research and development organisation, based in Trinity College Dublin.Proteus, the research project that will result from this partnership will explore how Fragile X Syndrome develops, gaining…

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Will I have have a seizure today? Developing a seizure detection Device

Will I have a seizure today?Will I have a seizure today? It’s a question that many people with epilepsy ask themselves every day. For many people with epilepsy, not knowing when they are going to have a seizure can have a huge impact on their lives. Here, Dr. Marion Hogg, FutureNeuro researcher and Honorary Lecturer…

A comparison of genomic diagnostics in adults and children with epilepsy and comorbid intellectual disability

A comparison of genomic diagnostics in adults and children with epilepsy and comorbid intellectual disabilityDr. Katie Benson writes about her latest paper, which has just been published in the European Journal of Human Genetics. FutureNeuro clinicians and geneticists joined forces with industry collaborators Congenica to compare genomic diagnostic rates in the adult and paediatric epilepsy…