Irish academic to lead study into seizures in newborns

Ireland“An Irish academic who was instrumental in developing methods for more accurate detection of seizures in newborns is to co-lead a major international project to develop new drug treatments for these babies. Dr Geraldine Boylan, a senior academic at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health in University College Cork, will jointly lead the €7.5 million project which will involve a European-wide multi-centre clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of bumetanide in the treatment of seizures in newborns …” (more)

[Catherine Shanahan, Irish Examiner, 2 November]

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