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Epilepsy News: Scientists Find Compound Shows Potential to Protect Against Febrile Seizures

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(EMORY HEALTH SCIENCES) According to a recent press release, the compound huperzine A can increase resistance to induced seizures in mouse models of genetic epilepsy, scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have found. In particular, huperzine A shows potential for protecting against febrile seizures, which are a feature of both Dravet syndrome, a severe […]

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Lead Compound BIS-001 Eliminates Seizures in Majority of Animals in Models of Dravet Syndrome

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(PRNewswire) Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today reported that a new scientific publication shows that lead compound BIS-001 can eliminate all seizures in the majority of animals in models of the catastrophic type of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. BIS-001 is a clinical-stage, highly potent agent with a novel mechanism of action that is a synthetic form of […]