Bioscience

UA neurologists win $1.6M to study epilepsy in seniors

November 5, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: UA News] – Two University of Arizona department of neurology researchers have won a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the incidence of newly diagnosed epilepsy among seniors in Southeastern Arizona.

Professor and department head Dr. David Labiner and research professor Jenny Chong hope to measure the incidence of epilepsy across ethnic groups and identify factors that predict clinical outcomes.

For more information: UA Neurologists Win $1.6M to Study Epilepsy in Seniors