Research Findings Highlighted by UVA Today!

Treatment with the novel TANGO approach effectively treats seizures and normalizes neuron excitability in a mouse model of Dravet Syndrome

Article by Eric Wengert Named Among Top Essays Published in Science in 2021!

Eric Wengert Awarded 2021 Cute Syndrome Foundation Cuties Award!

Media Coverage of Epilepsy Research!

January 18th, 2022

Research by Eric Wengert and colleagues at the University of Virginia and Stoke Therapeutics was highlighted in UVA Today and local Charlottesville Stations CBS19 News and NBC29 News. The research shows new data supporting the use of a novel gene therapy as a treatment for Dravet Syndrome!

December 20th, 2021

Eric Wengert received a shoutout in Science for having written an essay among the most popular in 2021. In two separate pieces, Eric shared his perspective on undergraduate mentorship and gaining/maintaining a work-life balance.

December 6th, 2021

The Cute Syndrome Foundation honored Eric Wengert at the Annual Researcher, Clinician, and Family Gathering in Chicago on December 6th, 2021. Eric was recognized for his service to family outreach through the annual SCN8A101 sessions designed to provide families with a basic understanding of neuroscience and neurophysiology as it relates to SCN8A epilepsy.

October 19th, 2021

Recently published epilepsy research by Eric Wengert and the Patel Lab at the University of Virginia has been covered by various news media outlets including UVA Today and local CBS19 News! Eric and the team believe insight into these novel mechanisms of disease will spur on novel treatment options for epilepsy patients and their caregivers.

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