Easing epilepsy associated with glioma

Mikhail Kalinin [creativecommons license] via Wikimedia Commons

People with primary brain tumors called gliomas frequently suffer from epileptic seizures whose underlying cause is poorly understood. A research team from University of Alabama at Birmingham led by Harald Sontheimer sought to investigate the cause by recapitulating the seizures in female CB17 severe combined immunodeficient mice.

Lab Anim. (NY) 40, 332 (2011).
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