FACES in the News
- International research team identifies synapse genes as key players in severe childhood epilepsies
Genetic mutations that may cause severe childhood epilepsies have been identified in crucial nerve cell structures by an international team of researchers led by NYU Langone Medical...
- Left Brain, Right Brain: Faced with Child's Relentless Seizures, Parents Opt for Unthinkable Cure
Except for a slightly withered right arm and leg, Emily Driscoll looks...
- Best Doctors 2014 - New York Magazine and The New York Times Magazine
Congratulations to many of our CEC's doctors for being named New York's "Best Doctors" and "Super Doctors," featured in New York Magazine and The New York Times Magazine!
- Federal Red Tape Ties Up Marijuana Research: Despite Drug’s Legalization in Two U.S. States, Biomedical Science Faces Continued Restrictions
Hidden in a locked room on New York University’s campus in lower Manhattan, a half-ton steel safe guards hundreds of vials of a drug extracted from marijuana. To the U.S. government, the drug — Epidiolex — is one of the world...
- NYU Community Brain Fair 2014 – Special Lecture: "Enhancing Memory: Fact or Fiction?" by Dr. William Barr
Dr. Barr is the Chief of Neuropsychology at the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and an Associate Professor of Neurology at NYU School of Medicine. He specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of patients with memory disorders resulting...
- The Greenstein H.O.P.E. Fund Second Annual 5K
The Greenstein H.O.P.E. Fund Second Annual 5K
Sunday April 6, 2014, Livingston High School Oval, Livingston, New Jersey
FACES friends Faith and Marc Greenstein are dedicated to making a...
- NYU Langone Medical Center’s FACES Gala Honoring Temple Grandin, PhD, Raises More than $4.2 Million
At the Finding A Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures (FACES) Gala, held on Monday, March 3 at Pier Sixty at Manhattan’s...
- Speech processing requires bilateral thinking
NYU ECoG Group publishes a new study demonstrating that speech requires both sides of the brain.
- A Phase I, Observational Study of Cannabidiol as a New Treatment for Drug Resistant Epilepsies
Study objectives: To determine the tolerability and optimal dose of CBD as an adjunct treatment in children and young adults with severe drug resistant epilepsy. Secondarily to also determine if there is a...
- Dr. French and Dr. Devinsky named Top U.S. Specialists in Epilepsy
Leading Doctors and Institutions Identified and Ranked Using Expertscape’s Objective, Data-Driven Healthcare Search Tool. Expertscape.com has recognized Dr. French and Dr. Devinsky as the top individual specialists focusing on the...