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CWRU researchers conduct study of serotonin and epileptic seizures

A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University and several other institutions published “Serum serotonin levels in patients with epileptic seizures” in Epilepsia. The aim of the study was to investigate epileptic seizure-induced changes in serum serotonin levels and whether there are potential implications for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.

The authors were:

  • Arun Murugesan, CWRU
  • Nuria Lacuey, CWRU
  • Samden D. Lhatoo, CWRU
  • M. R. Sandhya Rani, CWRU
  • Bilal Zonjy, CWRU
  • Johnson P. Hampson, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
  • Rup K. Sainju, University of Iowa
  • Stephan Schuele, Northwestern University
  • Daniel Friedman, New York University
  • Orrin Devinsky, New York University
  • Maromi Nei, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Ronald M. Harper, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Beate Diehl, University College London
  • Lisa Bateman, Columbia University
  • George B. Richerson, University of Iowa
  • Carl L. Faingold, Southern Illinois University

Read “Serum serotonin levels in patients with epileptic seizures” at Wiley Online Library.