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Investigating the mechanisms of generation of epileptic networks in a mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy

English title Investigating the mechanisms of generation of epileptic networks in a mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy
Applicant Sheybani Laurent
Number 158125
Funding scheme MD-PhD fellowships (funded by SNSF)
Research institution
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Neurophysiology and Brain Research
Start/End 01.09.2014 - 31.10.2016
Approved amount 130'000.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Neurophysiology and Brain Research
Pathophysiology

Keywords (3)

epilepsy; network; electrophysiology

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Publications

Publication
Mapping epileptic activity: sources or networks for the clinicians?
Pittau Francesca, Mégevand Pierre, Sheybani Laurent, Abela Eugenio, Grouiller Frédéric, Spinelli Laurent, Michel Christoph M., Seeck Margitta, Vulliemoz Serge (2014), Mapping epileptic activity: sources or networks for the clinicians?, in frontiers in Neurology, 5(218), 1-21.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Prof. John Terry laboratory Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
Prof. Mark Richardson Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting Talk given at a conference Emergence of a focus-independent epileptic network associated with neocortical fast ripples in the mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy 10.01.2016 Champéry, Switzerland Sheybani Laurent;
Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience Poster Propagating spikes are associated with the emergence of neocortical highfrequency oscillations remote from the epileptic focus in the mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy 17.10.2015 Chicago, United States of America Sheybani Laurent;
Annual meeting of the Swiss Society for Neuroscience Poster Recruitment of healthy brain areas in focal epilepsy revealed in a mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy 24.01.2015 Fribourg, Switzerland Sheybani Laurent;


Awards

Title Year
Brain Topography Best Oral Presentation Award 2016
Volker Henn Best Poster Award of the Swiss Society for Neuroscience (2014, prix obtenu avant l'obtention du grant FNS 323530_158125 mais en lien direct avec le projet) 2014

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