SIEGWARD M ELSAS

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Hippocampal zinc infusion delays the development of afterdischarges and seizures in a kindling model of epilepsy
    SIEGWARD M ELSAS
    Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Epilepsia 50:870-9. 2009
  2. pmc Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method
    S M Elsas
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Phytomedicine 17:940-9. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Complementary treatment approach to epilepsy
    Siegward Elsas; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc Hippocampal zinc infusion delays the development of afterdischarges and seizures in a kindling model of epilepsy
    SIEGWARD 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...
  2. pmc Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method
    S 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...

Research Grants1

  1. Complementary treatment approach to epilepsy
    Siegward 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. ..