Does epileptiform activity contribute to cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease?

Journal Article

Alzheimer's disease is a devastating neurological disorder. The role of hyperexcitability in the disease's cognitive decline is not completely understood. In this issue of Neuron, Palop et al. report both limbic seizures and presumed homeostatic responses to seizures in an animal model of Alzheimer's.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Leonard, AS; McNamara, JO

Published Date

  • September 6, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 55 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 677 - 678

PubMed ID

  • 17785172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0896-6273

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.neuron.2007.08.014


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States