epilepsy

Can medical marijuana treat epilepsy?

January 13, 2016

Is the hype over medical marijuana getting ahead of the science? We spoke to Michael Kohrman, MD, Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program, about the potential for using marijuana to treat epilepsy, including clinical trials already underway at UChicago. [Read more]

A New Model for Anxiety…and More

May 15, 2012

by Rob Mitchum An advantage and disadvantage of hypothesis-free studies looking for genes associated with various traits or diseases is that they often point to genetic candidates that don’t make immediate sense. One example of this occurrence [Read more]

Can a Clinical Trial Go to Seed?

June 30, 2011

In most clinical trials the targets are patients, volunteers with a disease who sign up for a study to help advance medical knowledge and perhaps lead to better treatments for what ails them. But this week a report in the Archives of Internal [Read more]