Lawrence Hirsch, MD

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

Research Departments & Organizations

Neurology: Neurophysiology

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Epilepsia Partialis Continua; Epilepsies, Myoclonic; Epilepsies, Partial; Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Frontal Lobe; Epilepsy, Generalized; Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe; Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic; Seizures

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 antiepileptic drugs, and sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP).

Extensive Research Description

See PubMed. 

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Nervous System Study to Test the Efficacy and Safety of Padsevonil as Adjunctive Treatment of Focal-onset Seizures in Adults With Drug-resistant Epilepsy (ARISE)
Diseases of the Nervous System Human Epilepsy Project 2: Resistant Focal Seizures Study
Diseases of the Cardiovascular System Multimodal Outcome CHAracterization (MOCHA) in comatose cardiac arrest patients
Diseases of the Nervous System, Mental Health & Behavioral Research SV2A PET Imaging in Healthy Subjects and Epilepsy Patients
Diseases of the Nervous System Vision Testing in Patients With Partial Seizures Receiving Either Lyrica or Placebo

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Lawrence Hirsch, MD
Office Location
Yale School of MedicineLippard Lab for Clinical Investigation
15 York Street, Ste PO Box 208018

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
NeurologyPO Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06510-8018

Curriculum Vitae

Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center