Eli M. Mizrahi, M.D.

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CTE not that common in young people with epilepsy Jan. 9, 2018
But results from small pilot study need confirmation.
Child Neurology Foundation and Eisai announce new transitions of care resources for young people living with epilepsy Dec. 5, 2017
Tools now available to help adolescents with epilepsy transition to the adult health care system underscoring Eisai's leadership and commitment to the epilepsy community…
New look for Blue Bird Circle Developmental Neurogenetics Lab May 2, 2017
Things might look a bit different at the Blue Bird Circle Developmental Neurogenetics Laboratory located at Baylor College of Medicine, but the work to understand epilepsy and its causes is still…
Zika infection and epilepsy: A discussion with Dr. Eli Mizrahi April 25, 2017
Seizures and epilepsy are commonly reported in infants born with probable congenital Zika virus infection.
Old epilepsy classification system updated — Revises decades-old taxonomy to improve diagnosis, treatment, and research March 10, 2017
Updates to a 1980s classification system of epilepsies and seizure types, which identify several types of seizure not captured in the previous version, are expected to allow more fully informed decisions regarding epilepsy diagnosis, treatment, and research, researchers reported.
Mizrahi elected president of the American Epilepsy Society Dec. 2, 2016
Dr. Eli M. Mizrahi, chair and professor of neurology and professor of pediatrics, was elected president of the American Epilepsy Society, a medical and scientific society with 4,000 members.
Book Release – Neurology Secrets, 6th Edition Aug. 5, 2016
Part of the bestselling Secrets Series, the updated sixth edition of Neurology Secrets continues to provide an up-to-date, concise overview of the most important topics in neurology today. It serves as a comprehensive introduction for medical students, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, and is also a handy reference and refresher for residents and practitioners.
Book Release – Atlas of Neonatal Electroencephalography, 4th Edition May 17, 2016
This comprehensive atlas presents the clinical practice of neonatal electroencephalography (EEG) through text, references, and detailed figures demonstrating normal and abnormal features of the neonatal EEG from the most premature infant to one month post-term.
Author of "Healing Art - Don't Let Parkinson's Disease Ruin Your Day" visits the new Neurology Clinic May 13, 2015
Robert Flatt, a world renown photographer who donated some of his extraordinary photographs to the Department of Neurology Clinic…
New treatment offers hope for epilepsy patients March 8, 2014
A new treatment for epilepsy offers hope for controlling seizures in patients who don't respond well to medication and aren't eligible for conventional surgery. The treatment, carried out by surgeons at St. Luke's Hospital under the auspices of the Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, involves the implantation of a small computer inside the skull that can monitor brain waves and sense when a seizure is starting.
Five DeBakey Excellence in Research Award winners showcase breadth of Baylor College of Medicine research July 12, 2013
Five scientists whose recent research demonstrates the breadth and depth of basic science at Baylor College of Medicine received the 2013 Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award, named in honor of the College's first president.
Mizrahi recognized for epilepsy work Sept. 21, 2012
Department chair is honored at the Epilepsy Foundation's 2012 World Changers Awards Gala.
Book Release – Clinical Brain Mapping May 4, 2012
This profusely illustrated, concise, yet detailed sourcebook enables both neurosurgeons and neurologists to map functions to specific cognitive and sensory locations in the brain.
Photography leads Parkinson's patient down new path Oct. 5, 2011
So when doctors diagnosed him 10 years ago with Parkinson's disease, Flatt, now 64, decided to transform the bad news into good.
Febrile seizures linked to alkalosis Sept. 22, 2011
A new study adds to data suggesting that respiratory alkalosis could trigger febrile seizures in susceptible children.
Oyster Creek Rotary donates to Baylor College of Medicine's epilepsy research June 29, 2011
The Oyster Creek Rotary Club of Fort Bend County recently donated $1,000 to Baylor College of Medicine for epilepsy research.
Department of Defense awards $35M to support local brain injury research Aug. 21, 2008
Of the more than 1.5 million people who suffer a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States, as many as 75 percent sustain a concussion, a brain injury that is classified as mild yet can lead to long-term or permanent impairments and disabilities. A consortium of physicians and scientists in the Houston region is now undertaking a research initiative to improve diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury and develop innovative treatment strategies.
Mizrahi named chair of BCM's neurology department March 31, 2008
Dr. Eli Mizrahi has been named chairman of the Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine by the college's board of trustees.
Epilepsy trial to evaluate electrical implant device Oct. 24, 2006
The solution to some untreatable cases of epilepsy may take the form of a small, implantable electrical stimulation device, say neurologists at Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital?
Book Release – Atlas of Neonatal Electroencephalography, 3rd Edition Nov. 4, 2003
Thoroughly revised and updated by internationally recognized experts, the Third Edition of this popular and widely used atlas reflects twelve years of vital advances in electrodiagnosis of neurologic function in neonates.
Electrical device controls some epilepsy March 24, 1998
An implantable medical device that sends an electrical jolt to the brain -- much the way a pacemaker controls the heart -- offers relief for a small number of people with difficult-to-treat epilepsy.
Book Release – Diagnosis and Management of Neonatal Seizures Jan. 15, 1998
Accessible to the full range of clinicians who care for neonates, this expert guide addresses issues critical to diagnosing and managing neonatal seizures, providing dozens of helpful diagnostic, treatment, and prognostic algorithms…
Experts: Cartoon seizures not new Dec. 19, 1997
The Epilepsy Foundation of America is conducting a research program on photosensitivity. If you have photosensitivity…