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Former Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate student, Dr. Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears nominated for the 2020 Epilepsia Open Prize

Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears in a labcoat.

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Former Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate student, Dr. Sheila Shahidzadeh Sears nominated for the 2020 Epilepsia Open Prize. The prize is awarded to young investigators for a paper published in Epilepsia Open of exceptional quality that constitutes an important contribution to clinical or experimental epilepsy. See paper here: https://doi.org/10.1002/epi4.12307. This same paper was featured in Epilepsy Current Commentary by Martin Gallagher entitled “The System xc- Cystine/Glutamate Antiporter: An Exciting Target for Antiepileptogenic Therapy?”https://doi.org/10.1177/1535759719891983.