status epilepticus

Mohammed Umar, chief EEG tech for the SEED project, supervises Community Health Workers training in EEG. Here, he looks on as Hauwa Yusuf Nuhu places EEG electrodes on Musa Sanusi Muhammad.

NIH grant bolsters childhood status epilepticus and epilepsy research in Nigeria

The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has received a new research grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Fogarty International Center of the NIH to establish a large childhood status epilepticus (SE) cohort in northern Nigeria with key partners Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) and Bayero University, and with the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa.