$50,000 Grant to Look For Predictive Gene(s) and New Epilepsy Causes in the Ion Channel

ICE is pleased to announce a grant of $50k awarded to Jeffrey Noebels, MD for saved samples from the  FEBSTAT study conducted by Shlomo Shinnar, MD  in  infants and children with prolonged febrile seizures  to look for a predictive gene or genes in children who have had  febrile status epilepticus. Dr Noebels will be using an NIH funded and developed custom designed microarray that tests all 254 ion channel genes, which does not exist commercially.