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Lawrence Hirsch, MD

Professor of Neurology; Director, Fellowship Program, Neurophysiology; Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG; Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center; Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program

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Lawrence Hirsch, MD

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Research Summary

Dr. Hirsch's interests and publications are on topics including brain monitoring in the critically ill, status epilepticus, brain stimulation for epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, seizure clusters, effectiveness and tolerability of anti-seizure medications, and sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

Extensive Research Description

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Research Interests

Electroencephalography; Epilepsy; Epilepsies, Partial; Epilepsy, Generalized; Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic; Epilepsies, Myoclonic; Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe; Seizures; Status Epilepticus; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Frontal Lobe; Epilepsia Partialis Continua; Deep Brain Stimulation; Implantable Neurostimulators

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchHuman Epilepsy Project 3: Newly Diagnosed Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
Diseases of the Cardiovascular SystemMultimodal Outcome CHAracterization (MOCHA) in comatose cardiac arrest patients
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchSV2A PET Imaging in Healthy Subjects and Epilepsy Patients