Contact: Michael C. Purdy
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are currently testing the ability of this cooling grid to reduce seizures that cannot be controlled through medication or surgery. In a separate study, they showed that brain cooling reduced seizures in a rat model of epilepsy.
Credit: Matthew D. Smythe, MD
Usage Restrictions: None
Related news release: Cooling may prevent trauma-induced epilepsy