There are several studies at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center that are currently enrolling patients. Our current studies with a brief description are listed below. Click on the study for more details.
Subjects may receive compensation for participation. If you are interested in participating or have any questions about research studies, please e-mail Emily Cohen or call 212-305-3541.
RESEARCH RESULTS FROM THE COLUMBIA COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER
Carvedilol for Refractory Epilepsy
Purpose: To find out if taking Carvedilol (tradename Coreg) with standard Antiepileptic drugs will improve the frequency of epileptic seizures.
The Family Studies in Epilepsy Program
The Family Studies in Epilepsy Program at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health is a long-term research study focused on finding the genes involved with inherited forms of Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies[lh6].