SIEGWARD M ELSAS
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Hippocampal zinc infusion delays the development of afterdischarges and seizures in a kindling model of epilepsySIEGWARD M ELSAS
Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
Epilepsia 50:870-9. 2009..By blocking NMDA excitation or GABA inhibition, an excess of zinc may alter the excitability of hippocampal circuits, which contribute to the development of seizures...
- Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction methodS M Elsas
Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Phytomedicine 17:940-9. 2010..Instead of the anxiolytic effects described by others, anxiogenic effects in the elevated plus maze were seen in mice receiving any of the 5 Passiflora extracts...
- Complementary treatment approach to epilepsySiegward Elsas; Fiscal Year: 2007..At the end of the award period, Dr. Elsas will have completed a clinical trial of a botanical and will be well positioned to obtain independent research funding. ..