U Research Helps Predict and Control Seizures in Epileptic Dogs

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 by

Research conducted by the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine could help owners of severely epileptic dogs predict, control and more effectively treat their pets’ seizures. The research focuses on a small implanted device that continuously monitors brain activity using EEG, or electroencephalography, readings…Funded through a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the research is a partnership between the University’s veterinary school and College of Pharmacy, the Mayo Clinic, the University of Pennsylvania and NeuroVista Corporation, the company behind the device.

 

 

Minnesota Daily by Emily Mongan   4/3/12

Tags: College of Veterinary Medicine, dogs, epilepsy, NeuroVista Corporation, Research, Technology, University of Minnesota

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