Q&A With Steve Kanes From Sage Therapeutics: Finding New Treatments For Severe Seizure Conditions

December 11, 2015
Adam Hochron

Super refractory status epilepticus is a condition where patients can have seizures lasting anywhere from hours to months. While a developing treatment would only be used in the intensive care unit it could help patients in a very vulnerable health condition.

Super refractory status epilepticus is a condition where patients can have seizures lasting anywhere from hours to months. While a developing treatment would only be used in the intensive care unit it could help patients in a very vulnerable health condition.

Steve Kanes, MD, PhD, from Sage Therapeutics discussed the development of this treatment and others in the field during the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in Philadelphia.